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100 days and still no justice

100 days and still no justice

ARPAN SHRESTHA, NAYAK PAUDEL, Nov 02 Kathmandu
Four things stand out as investigations into the horrific rape and murder of Nirmala Pant make no headway on the 100th day since the 13-year-old went missing on July 26—lapses in DNA tests, conclusion of the post-mortem report that the girl’s vocal cord was broken, the lost CCTV footages of the nearby Hotel Opera, and the Army barracks close to the crime scene.The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), which is investigating the case separately, released a statement last month, directing the police to preserve the vaginal swab of the victim while ordering the Mahakali Zonal Hospital to report the process followed while collecting the sample for DNA analysis.
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