MORANG — The Morang Police has rescued seven trafficked Nepali women from Jogbani Railway Station, the Nepal-India border in Morang district.
It is said that the women were being trafficked to the gulf countries by means of New Delhi of India for the sake of foreign job.
Police Inspector Ganga Poudel said that the rescued women aged 21 to 37 are originally from Chitwan, Sankhuwasabha, Udayapur and Sunsari districts.
Police said that they were rescued at 12:00 last midnight from the railway station in India based on a tip off when the women were being trafficked to gulf nations from the Indian capital New Delhi.
Meanwhile, the police has arrested Dhanapati Regmi, 48, of Madhumalla -7 in the district 12 years after he was charged of murdering Pabitra Kattel of the same location. Deputy Superintendent of Police Kamal Thapa said that a case was filed against Regmi for his alleged involvement in the killing of Kattel on January 8, 2004.
Regmi, who joined the people’s war after the murder charge, is a returnee migrant worker. Regmi is brought to Biratnagar after his arrest from the police. The District Court, Morang, had sentenced 20 years in prison to Regmi.
13 injured after truck rams two buses
CHITWAN — At least 13 persons were injured when a truck rammed two passenger buses heading towards Pyuthan and Birgunj from Kathmandu at Nau Kilo area this morning.
Three among the injured are reported to be in critical condition. The accident took place at 3:20 am at Ichhakamana rural municipality–6, according to District Police Office, Chitwan.
The Pyuthan–bound bus (Na 4 Kha 6591) and Birgunj–bound bus (Na 7 Kha 5023) were rammed by a truck (Lu 1 Kha 5294) en route to Pokhara from Bhairahawa.
Among the injured 12 are from the Pyuthan – bound bus including its driver and the truck driver. Two are undergoing treatment at the Chitwan Medical College while 11 are being treated at the Purano Medical College.
The truck driver Krishna Chaudhary, 41, from Chiruri of Kapilvastu, Sabidevi Gharti Magar, 60, of Khalanga of Pyuthan and Pabitra Gharti Magar, 27, of Naugiritar of Pyuthan are in critical condition.Follow @gorkhapost