News Digest

- POST REPORT, Parasi
News Digest

Aug 18, 2014-

Boy drowns while swimming

PARASI: Pradip Harijan, a resident of Sarawal-7 in Nawalparasi district, drowned in a local stream on Sunday. According to police personnel, the incident took place while the victim was swimming in the stream. The relatives, who searched him after he did not return home until evening, found him dead in the flooded stream. (PR)

6-year-old raped in Panchthar

PANCHTHAR: In yet another incident of sexual violence in the country, a six-year-old girl was raped at Lumphabung VDC-1 in the district on Monday evening. A 15-year-old local allegedly raped the victim. The suspect took the victim to a nearby cornfield before committing the crime, according to police personnel.

The incident came to light after the perpetrator threatened the victim and her family not to disclose the incident to police officials. Police have initiated investigation after taking the suspect into custody. (PR)

Two die of electric shock

KAVRE: Two people died of electric shock while fixing the grille at a house in Banepa-1, Kavre district, on Monday afternoon. According to police personnel, house owner Gautam Manandhar, 29, and Roshan Manandhar, 30, were both electrocuted in the accident. The victims sustained serious injuries and were immediately rushed to Scheer Memorial Hospital where they died during treatment. Deputy Superintendent of Police Janak Bhattarai said that the duo got shock due to high voltage while welding the grille. (PR)

Published: 19-08-2014 09:19

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