Police investigate rape and murder of girl, 14

- Post Report, BUTWAL

Apr 18, 2018-

A teenage girl has been murdered after apparent rape at Om Satiya Rural Municipality-6 in Rupandehi district. Police said the body of 14-year-old Saraswati Harijan was found in a field one kilometre away from her home on Tuesday morning.

The girl’s family say that she had disappeared after leaving outside to the loo on Monday night. 

The police were not informed about her disappearance. 

It was only after Saraswati’s body was found on Tuesday morning that police learnt that she had gone missing at night.

The injuries suffered by the victim suggest that she might have been raped and subsequently murdered, DSP Dilli Narayan Pandey said. Police investigation is underway. 

Janakpur rapist paraded before media

DHANUSHA: Police have arrested a man for raping a 24-year-old woman at Sonapara in Janakpur Sub-metropolis-24, Dhanusha, on the night of April 13. The accused, Dinesh Mandal, was paraded before the media on Tuesday. Mandal, 36, had raped the woman while she was alone at home, SP Chakra Bahadur Singh said.  

Woman found dead  

RAUTAHAT: A young woman was found dead in suspicious circumstances at Katahariya Municipality-1 in Rautahat district on Tuesday. Police said the body of Sima Devi Chaurasiya, 25, was recovered 200 metres north from her house. She had been living with her in-laws at Harshahatol. Her husband is currently in Malaysia for employment. Police have detained Sima Devi’s mother-in-law for questioning.


Published: 18-04-2018 06:50

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