Teenage boy falls to death while escaping police arrest

Published On: November 14, 2018 04:42 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BAITADI, Nov 14: A teenage boy died while three others sustained serious injuries after they fell off a cliff at Dudai in the district on Tuesday night.

The deceased has been identified as 19-year-old Bire Chunara of Sigas Rural Municipality-5.

According to police, Chunara died after he fell off a steep cliff while he was running to escape the police arrest from the spot where they were playing cards at 11 pm last night, Inspector Kantiraj Joshi of District Police Office told Republica Online.

They were playing cards at a secluded place 150 meters from Bhumiraj Temple in Sigas Municipality-3.

According to police, a police team has been deployed to the incident site. Preparations are underway to take the dead body to the district headquarters for postmortem, said District Police Office.

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