DHANGADI, Feb 11: Bhagarathi Bhatta, 17, from Chadepani of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality-7, was raped and murdered last Wednesday. Her dead body was found the next day some 50 meters below the road in a community jungle. Even a week after the tragedy, the police have not been able to identify those involved in the crime.
DHANGADHI/ BAITADI, Nov 27: A 14-year-old girl of Bajhang Masta Rural Municipality-2 was raped by Rajend Bohara, 18, on August 13 while she was on her way to the mill. The incident was settled in the village on the condition of taking responsibility if she got pregnant. Bohara placed a 500-rupee note at the girl's feet as a fine for raping her and begged for pardon.
DHANGADI / BAITADI, April 2: As thousands of people have come home from India in recent days without their health conditions being tested and they are also not undergoing home quarantine as instructed by the government , the far western region appears to be at very high risk of a Covid-19 outbreak. At the same time, there are thousands more stranded across the border and desperate to come home.