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12-year-old mentallly-retarded girl gang raped in Itahari

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ITAHARI — In the latest incident od gang rape, a 12-year-old mentallly-retarded girl of Itahari-13, has become another victim of gang rape as a group of three men allegedly raped haer on Tuesday evening.

Police have arrested one of the accused, Avinash Sardar, 18, a construction laborer. Police said they have intensified search for the two others who are at large after the heinous crime.

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Polic3e said, the accused on Tuesday evening called the girl, who were unware of criminal minds of the accused, into a shop promising her some food. They reportedly gave her Rs 50 to lure her in. The child was then raped by the three men.

The incident happened just a few months after another girl was raped in Itahari-2. On December 31, a 16-year-old girl was raped by three men.

The victim has already returned home after undergoing treatment at a health center, police said.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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