KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Nirmala's mother Durga Devi has been closely watching the rape and murder case of Bhagarathi Bhatta. 'The accused denied attempts to rape, but he later confessed to the crime'. Subsequently, Bhagarathi's brother Shankar Bhatta filed a case against the suspect-- a minor. The investigation is on the right track it seems, she said, while adding that she is, however, hopeless about justice for her daughter Nirmala Panta, who was raped and murdered in 2018, 'as the government has not taken her complaint seriously'.

BAITADI, Feb 19: The final rites of Bhagarathi Bhatta, who was murdered after rape, were performed in Baitadi on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Police on Wednesday made public a youth man who was allegedly involved in the murder of a teenager Bhagarathi Bhatta in Baitadi district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Police have arrested a youth allegedly involved in the rape and murder of a teenager Bhagarathi Bhatta in Baitadi district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Nepali Congress (NC) has urged the government to intensify investigation into rape and murder case of Bhagarathi Bhatta and book those involved in the case as soon as possible.

Justice for Bhagarathi!

February 11, 2021 19:16 pm

KATHMANDU, A group of youths gathered at Maitighar in Kathmandu to exert pressure on the government to provide justice to the family of Bhagarathi Bhatta on Thursday.

BAITADI, Feb 8: Bhagarathi Bhatta, 17, of Chadepani of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality-7, was raped and then choked to death on Wednesday, according to reports.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Nepal Students Union (NSU), the sister organization of Nepali Congress, has demanded stringent action against the murderers of Bhagirathi Bhatta.