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- Post Report, HETAUDA

May 25, 2016-

Man arrested for raping 13-year-old girl

HETAUDA: Police have arrested a 35-year-old man from Manahari village in Makwanpur district, on charge of raping a 13-year-old girl. Police said Pradip Karmacharya was arrested after he allegedly raped the girl on Monday. The girl was employed as a domestic help at Karmacharya’s house. (PR)

Forest officials held for graft

DHANGADHI: A team from the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority has caught an assistant forest officer and a ranger red-handed while they were receiving Rs76,500 as bribe from a timber entrepreneur at Narayanpur-9 in Kailali district. Officiating chief of CIAA Regional Office in Dipayal Bishnu Singh Bista confirmed the arrests of Assistant Forest Officer Raj Kumar Malla of Sector Forest Office in Balchaur and Ranger Baburam Mijar of Area Forest Office in Jagatpur. District Forest Officer Sindhu Dhakal, however, told the Post that the CIAA had not officially informed them about the incident. (PR)

Rhino gores woman to death

BHARATPUR: A 39-year-old woman died on Tuesday after being attacked by a rhino at Narayani Municipality in Chitwan district. Ganga Gurung of Narayani-12 was gored by the pachyderm as she was collecting fodder in a local forest, police said. Four other women, however, escaped the attack. (PR) 

Published: 25-05-2016 07:58

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