Bodies of two missing CTEVT officials foundThree people had gone missing after the jeep heading to Khotang from Bhaktapur fell into the Sunkoshi River on Friday. Authorities are yet to recover the body of one missing person.
The bodies of two employees of the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) and the jeep that were missing in the Sunkoshi River following a road accident on Friday have been recovered on Tuesday.
Superintendent of Police Rajkumar Silwal of the District Police Office, Sindhuli said that a jeep and a dead body were found on the bank of the river about 200 metres downstream from the incident site.
Silwal informed that divers from the Nepal Disaster Management Training School, Kurintar of the Armed Police Force under the command of Inspector Subas Thapa pulled out the vehicle and the bodies from the river at around 6:15pm on Tuesday evening.
Police said that the bodies are yet to be identified.
The car and the bodies were found after the flow of the river was diverted to reduce the water level.
The CTEVT office jeep was heading to Khotang from Bhaktapur when the accident occurred at Laukun of Galjor Rural Municipality along the Khurkot-Ghurmi road section of the Mid-Hill Highway on Friday afternoon.
Director of administration branch of CTEVT Krishna KC, 57, of Bhanu Municipality in Tanahun district, Director at the Planning Division Yam Prasad Bhurtel, 56, of Pragati-7 of East Nawalparasi, and Bhanu Paudel, 32, an electrical technician from Ilam, had gone missing following the accident.
The driver of the jeep, Krishna Chaudhary, of Dang, had managed to escape the incident by jumping out of the vehicle’s window.