Panchthar youth killed in drunken fight with friend

PANCHTHAR: A teenager was killed by his friend in a fight that occurred while they were drunk at Prangbung-8, Panchthar on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Ajaya Rai (19) of Memeng-5, informed police. Rai was killed by his friend Suren Magar, a preliminary police investigation showed.

It has been learned that the two friends, in excessive inebriation, had decided to visit a local market on Sunday evening before they got into a fight.

Magar also got seriously injured during the fight and was admitted at the Paanchthar District Hospital, informed Inspector Bishnu Khadka of the District Police Office.