BAITADI, Feb 14: Police have claimed that the rape and murder of 17-year-old Bhagrathi Bhatta of Chadepani in Dogadakedar Rural Municipality-7, Baitadi was committed by someone familiar with her.

BAITADI, Feb 9: Police have not been able to identify those involved in raping and killing Bhagrathi Bhatta, 17, of Chadepani of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality. The investigation is underway but the police have not found any reliable clues to reach the perpetrators. As the investigation continues with no lead, locals are worried that the culprits may escape.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Bibeksheel Sajha Party on Sunday urged the authorities concerned including the local administration to bring to justice the guilty in the alleged rape and subsequent murder of a 17-year-old girl, Bhagarathi Bhatta of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality, Baitadi district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has demanded punishment against those involved in the murder of a teenager in Baitadi district. Police suspect that the 17-year old Bhagirathi Bhatta could have been murdered after rape.