Kanchanpur rape, murder case: District Court extends Bam sisters’ remand
Aug 27, 2018-
The Kanchanpur District Court on Monday extended the remand of Roshni Bam and Babita Bam, who have been arrested in connection with the investigation into the rape and subsequent murder of a teenager in Kanchanpur.
The District Police had arrested the Bam sisters on Saturday for investigation. The number of days for police remand against the Bam duo is to be ascertained.
DSP Krishna Ojha informed that they will take statements from the Bam sisters and investigation into the case is underway.
Nirmala, a resident of Bhimdutta Municipality-2, was found lying on a sugarcane field in Bhimdutta-18 on July 27. A forensic report showed the victim was raped and strangulated to death.
Protests had flared after police on Monday presented a mentally challenged man as the main suspect. Protesters accused police of parading him to protect the real perpetrators.
The local administration started the curfew in Mahendranagar of Bhimdutta Municipality since Friday after protests against the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta went out of control.
Published: 27-08-2018 14:02