10-year-old raped, murdered

- Post Report, LEKHNATH (KASKI)

Sep 26, 2018-

A 10-year-old girl has been raped and murdered at Pumdibhumdi in Pokhara Metropolitan City-22, Kaski district.

The mutilated body of Shreeya Sunar, who had been missing since Monday evening, was found near the settlement on Tuesday morning. An autopsy carried out at the Pokhara Health Science Academy confirmed the crime.

The victim, who had been staying at her maternal uncle’s house in Pumdibhumdi, had been missing since she left for a nearby shop to buy biscuits. Family members and neighbours had failed to find the girl that night. The locals informed the police immediately after her seminude body was spotted on Tuesday morning .

According to villagers, her head had deep cuts caused by sharp-edged weapons as the body was found near the way to Shanti Stupa at Chhorepatan. Victim’s relatives said they would not receive the body without the authorities nabbing the culprit/s first. “The guilty will be arrested soon,” said Superintendent of Police Om Bahadur Rana, adding that a special team is investigating the crime. (PR)

Published: 26-09-2018 07:21

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