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Sep 20, 2014-

52-year-old held on rape charge

MORANG: A 52-year-old man from Amardaha was arrested on rape charge on Friday. Sekh Manobar of Amardaha-3 allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl of Pathari Shanishchare-3. Police said they took the suspect into custody and initiated an investigation into the matter. (PR)

1,000 tree saplings planted

ITAHARI: Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Mahesh Acharya on Saturday said that the government is set to observe a decade celebrating forest year in a bid to curb deforestation and conserve Chure region. During a tree planting campaign in Itahari, Acharya said it is the need of the hour to plant trees for future generations. One thousand tree saplings were planted in Itahari-2 under the campaign to make the municipality a town within forest. The campaign was initiated by Itahari Municipality and local Chamber of Commerce and

Industry. (PR)

Man held after wife’s ‘suicide’

MORANG: Police arrested Roshan Chaudhary of Tankisinuwari-8 on Friday evening in connection with the suspicious death of his wife Shanti. Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal said the Chaudhary family informed police about Shanti’s suicide but they cut the rope believed to have been used by the victim while hanging. He said that the incident is suspicious as there were bruises on the face and neck of the victim. “The post-mortem report will confirm whether it is suicide or murder,” Dhakal said. (PR)

One killed, six injured in Baglung landslide

BAGLUNG: Dil Maya Darlami, 35, died when a landslide buried a house at Jaljala-7 in Baglung on Friday night. Six others were injured in the incident. The villagers managed to salvage the body from the debris on Saturday. Meanwhile, the security personnel rescued the victims and took them to hospital for treatment. In a similar report from Dhankuta, floods swept away two houses in Murtidhunga and Chanuwa. Paddy planted in several hectares of land was also destroyed by the floods in various parts in the district. (PR)

Lumbini source for peace: Sri Lankan Minister

KAPILVASTU: Visiting Sri Lankan Minister for Public Administration and Home Affairs W. D. John Seneviratne has said that Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, and Tilaurakot, where Gautam Buddha spent his early life, are inspiring sources for peace. As part of his three-day Nepal visit, Seneviratne reached Lumbini on Saturday and observed the place where Buddha was born. He also said that the Sri Lanka government is concerned over the development of Lumbini. Seneviratne accompanied by Sri Lanka ambassador to Nepal W.M. Senevirathna observed historical Raj Prasad Tilaurakot Palace and worshipped at Mayadevi Temple in Lumbini. (PR)

Two arrested for sexual harassment

PATHARI: Police here have arrested two persons on charge of sexually exploiting a girl from Belbari. According to DSP Parbhu Prasad Dhakal, Junu Magar, 21, of Madhumalla-5 and Dinesh Shrestha of Agra Hotel were arrested on the charge. Magar had brought a girl with false assurance of managing a job for her in the hotel but hotel owner Shrestha forced her to involve in flesh trade, police added. (RSS)

Published: 21-09-2014 08:59

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