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4 held with pistol in Saptari

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RAJBIRAJ — Police have detained four persons for possessing a pistol from Sakarpura of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district on Monday evening.

Acting on a tip off, the police team deployed from the District Police Office, Saptari, has arrested those four people with pistol and three bullets while they were consuming alcohol at around 8:30 last evening, Superintendent of Police (SP) Mukesh Kumar Singh informed.

The District Police Office, however, has not revealed the identities of those arrested stating that further investigations were going on.

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Acid attack victim Samjhana Das succumbs to injury

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KATHMANDU — 18-year-old Samjhana Das from Chandrapur Municipality, Rautahat who was undergoing treatment in Kathmandu for acid-burns, has died. Das, passed away at 11:40 pm on Sunday night at Kirtipur Hospital after infections spread to other parts of the body, according to hospital source.

Samjhana and her 16-year-old sister, Sushma from Chandra Municipality-6, Rautahat were attacked with acid while they were asleep on September 11 midnight.

Samjhana, whose 40 percent body parts were burnt was brought to the hospital in critical condition.

It was later revealed that their 50-year-old neighbour Ram Babu Paswan, in an act of unrequited love, had thrown on Das sisters, his primary target being the elder sister, Samjhana.

Ram Babu, the criminal in guise of a concerned neighbour, was later detained by the police based on circumstantial evidences.

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