Mom hit, son dead

SARLAHI: Twenty-four-year-old Sushil Kumar Chaudhary of Achalgarh VDC-1, Sarlahi, committed suicide hurling a bomb at his mother, Bachchiya Devi Chaudhary, on Saturday night. Bachchiya was injured and is undergoing treatment in Tri Chandra hospital, Malangwa. According to Sushil’s father, Krishna Nandan Chaudhary, his son attacked her after he did not find his wife in the house. “He suspected that his mother forced his wife to leave home. But when he saw that his mother was seriously hurt, he committed suicide,” Krishna said. Sub-inspector at the criminal investigation branch of the District Police Office, Mahendra Shah, said that investigation was on. — HNS

Students arrested

BARA: Police arrested two students in possession of weapons in Bara district on Sunday.

“Binod Thakur, a Grade IX student of Benga Shah Secondary School, and Pradip Kushbaha of Nautan Lower Secondary School at Prasauni, Bara were arrested along with one homemade gun and a bullet,” the District Police Office said. “Investigation into the case is on,” deputy superintendent of police, Krishna Bahadur Kunwar, said. — HNS

Abductee rescued

RAJBIRAJ: Ramnath Yadav, 28, a resident of Simrahasingiyaun VDC-3 was rescued by the police from Saptari’s Maleth VDC at 10 pm on Saturday. He was abducted from his sister’s house in Maleth on Saturday morning. Police arrested Pawan Shaha of Negada-3 on the charge of his involvement in abduction.—HNS