MORANG — Over 200 houses in Madhumalla of Morang area have been inundated due to heavy rain on Tuesday.
More than 200 houses of five wards of Madhumalla have been inundated after the flood water from the Bakraha River gushed into the settlements this morning.
Nepal Police personnel rescued Bhumika Karki, Shree Bahadur Karki and Muna Khadka of Madhumalla-5 who were stranded due to flood and shifted to a safer place.
After the water entered into the human settlements, locals were left panic stricken and forced to flee to safer places.
Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days
KANCHANPUR — Police in Kanchanpur have made public an accused arrested in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality.
Dilip Singh Bista, 41, of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality was made public at a press conference at the DPO. Bista was arrested on Saturday,according to the District Police Office Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi.
Nirmala was found dead in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.
Bista,who was released from prison last year after serving nine years for murdering his brother-in-law Narayansingh Thapa, works as a daily-wage labourer.
According to Bista’s statement to police, he helped Nirmala fix her bicycle chain before raping and killing her on July 26. He told police that killed her to avoid being arrested again.Follow @gorkhapost