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UPDATE: Victim’s dead body in hospital, police yet to identify those involved

Published On: February 11, 2021 08:26 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL/BIRA GADAL

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.

A teenage girl murdered after rape in Baitadi

Published On: February 7, 2021 10:35 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL/BIRA GADAL

*A postmortem conducted at the District Hospital of Baitadi on Saturday indicated that it could be a case of rape and subsequent murder

Rape cases on the rise in Sudur Pashchim Province as most cases are dismissed through settlement

Published On: November 27, 2020 12:25 PM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL/BIRA GADAL

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.

Over 1,000 laborers stranded at border

Published On: April 2, 2020 07:05 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL/BIRA GADAL

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.