Stories By 'ABDHESH KUMAR JHA'
Tilathi area in Saptari district remained tense throughout Monday after a security guard at Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality Office died in a gang assault on Sunday evening.
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A bus jam-packed with Hindu devotees overturned and fell into a pond at Inarwa along the Rajbiraj-Hanumannagar road stretch in Saptari district on Friday night, killing five persons and injuring 48 others. Fourteen passengers sustained serious injuries in the crash, said police.
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The disease that claimed two children at Kanchanrup Municipality in Saptari district last week is yet to be identified.
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Two children in Kanchanrup Municipality of Saptari district died of unidentified disease on October 23 and 24 respectively. The deceased have been identified as 13-year-old Krishna Sada of Kanchanrup-5 and 6-year-old Krish Jung Katuwal of Kanchanrup-7.
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Dashain, a major Hindu festival, is right around the corner. While most of the Nepali population prepares to celebrate the festival with good food and new clothes, the Musahar people— an impoverished Dalit community— of Bishariya in Rajbiraj Municipality, Saptari, struggle to arrange two square meals for their family.
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Two separate rape incidents were reported in Saptari district on Tuesday. According to the District Police Office, a 14-year-old girl of Dakneshwori Municipality-1 was raped by her cousin when she was alone in her house. The girl’s mother said the culprit was zipping his pant when she got home.
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