Kiran Karkidholi, 15, of Mechinagar-6 was found dead while in custody of the Area Police Office in Birtamod, Jhapa, on April 14. According to the police statement, Kiran had died of suicide by hanging from the toilet ceiling.
Although swindling cases are rife in the district, the authorities concerned have failed to take action against the guilty and provide justice to the victims. Durga Khanal at SaMi said that such cases are on the rise because of the concerned authorities’ indifference towards the victims’ plight.
CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who appears set to return to power after ensuring a landslide win for the left alliance of his party and the CPN (Maoist Centre), said on Monday that he would duly respect the opposition and take it along.