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2 arrested for raping 14-year-old girls

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BHAKTAPUR — Police here have arrested two persons on the charge of raping two teenage girls in Bhaktapur.

The arrested have been identified as Sujan Gawacha (16) of Liwali in Bhaktapur Municipality-8 of Bhaktapur district and Milan Shrestha (16) of Ramechhap district currently residing in Liwali of the district.

According to police, the duo allegedly raped two 14-year-old girls of Inacho and Liwali of the district in the second storey of an abandoned three and a half storey building in Changunarayan Municipality-7 on Thursday.

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After being informed of the incident on Friday, police arrested Gawacha and Shrestha on the same day and sent the girls to the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for the medical check-up, informed police.

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2018 to be marked as high-level visit year : Minister Gyawali





KATHMANDU — Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.

Minister Gyawali, at an interaction programme in the capital city today, said that the high-level visit would be helpful to collect assistance for Nepal’s development and prosperity.

“Homework to invite Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping would begin very soon. Chinese President Xi Jinping was invited in 2016 but his visit could not happen due to change in government. This time, high-level visits from the USA, the UK, Japan and other countries would be arranged,” Minister Gyawali said.

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He also added that the visit from Prime Minister of Pakistan held last month increased goodwill and was concentrated on holding the stalled SAARC Summit.

On the occasion, the Foreign Affairs Minister said that truce in Syria should be held as the children are falling victims to the war.

He also pledged to work to increase Nepal’s access to UN adding that our approach is not established in comparison to Nepal’s contribution to peace keeping mission. Minister Gyawali reiterated his commitment to not allow Nepal’s soil to be used against any nation.

The Foreign Affairs Minister said that Nepal’s relations with China and India would be based on our necessity instead of an alternative to one another.

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