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5 more held for Tikapur incident

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Kailali police on Wednesday arrested five more persons for their alleged involvement in the murdering of seven police faculty, including SSP Laxman Neupane, and a two-year-old child on Monday. With this the number of arrestee in the incident has reached 10.

Those captured Wednesday are Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic Kailali Area No 1’s regional chairman Ram Prasad Chaudhary, 44, Khadak Bahadur Chaudhary, 55, Ram Janam Chaudhary, 17, Prem Bahadur Chaudhary, 41, and Sundarlal Kathariya, 27.

SSP Laxman Neupane, Police Inspectors Balaram Bista and Keshab Bohara, Head Constable Laxman Khadka and policeman Lokendra Chand, APF Head Constable Lalit Saud and APF Constable Ram Bihari Tharu died on in the incident.

Meanwhile, another police head constable, Janak Neggi, who sustained serious injuries in the incident died in Kathmandu while undergoing treatment at the hospital. With his death the total number of police who died in the incident reached 9.

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Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV





KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.

During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.

A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.

On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.

Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.

Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.

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