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Afghan Prez Ghani expresses grief over death of Nepalis

Gorkha Post



KATHMANDU — President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday expressed his grief over the demise of innocent Nepalis who were killed in Monday’s suicide attack in Kabul.

President Ghani also wished fast recovery of those injured in the attack said they were given priority in treatment while talking with President Bidhya Devi Bhandari over telephone on Tuesday evening, according to a statement issued by assistant Spokesperson at the Office of the President Dhruba Raj Acharya.

Acharya stated that President Bhandari thanked President Ghani for his concern and said she believed the Afghan government would arrange for the security of Nepalis living there.

President Bhandari also said Nepal condemns all forms of terrorist acts and is with Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism.

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Two held on charge of girls trafficking





BETRAWATI— Police have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in trafficking five adolescent girls aged between 13 to 16 — to India.

The arrestees have been identified as Nirmal Biswakarma (23) of Bheriganga Municipality-12 of Surkhet and Bikas Pyakurel (20) of Chaughada in Likhu Rural Municipality-4 of Nuwakot.

The Surkhet Police had arrested Biswokarma from his home while rescuing the captive girls on Friday and produced him before court on Saturday.

Likewise, acting on the statement of the captive girls, police arrested Pyakurel from Battar Bazaar, Nuwakot on Sunday.

According to District Police Office Chief Basanta Kunwar, a case related to human trafficking was registered against them on Sunday and investigation into the case was expedited from the Nuwakot District Court.

It has been learnt that the duo lured the girls, on their way to play Bhailo on Laxmi Puja, by promising them good jobs in India and transported them to Surkhet.

The rescued girls have been kept at a shelter of Women and Children Service Centre of Nepal Police.

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