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Candle light vigil in memory of US-Bangla plane crash victims

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A candle light vigil at Maitighar Mandala on Tuesday evening in memory of those killed in the US-Bangla plane crash at Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday that killed 52 people. RSS photo

KATHMANDU — A candle light vigil has been observed at Maitighar Mandala on Tuesday evening in memory of those killed in the US-Bangla plane crash at Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday.

An organization of health practitioners, Sakshyam Foundation Nepal, observed the vigil; expressed condolences to the bereaved family members, and wished eternal peace to the departed souls. Doctors, nurses and health workers gathered at the vigil.

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Foundation Chairman Dr CK Singh said the deaths of many students returning home with the completion of medical studies from Bangladesh was an irreparable loss to the country.

The Foundation demanded that the government provide proper treatment to the injured ones.

Fifty persons travelling by the plane died after the crash, while 21 others are receiving treatments at different hospital.

Similarly, the students from Nepal Law Campus mourned the deaths by lighting the candle.

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Attorney General Kharel directs police to file a case to seek life imprisonment to rapists

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DHANUSA— Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has directed the police department to file a case seeking life imprisonment to the men arrested for raping and murdering 10-year-old girl Manika Yadav along with confiscation of all property.

He made this direction to Superintendent of Police Gobinda Thapaliya during an inspection of the office of district government advocate and high government advocate office in Janakpur.

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Kharel also met Manika’s family at Aaurahi Rural Municipality.

During the meeting, he assured the bereaved family of action against the rapists and economic help to them.

The Dhanusa police have arrested Binod Mukhiya and Nathuni Pandit from the locality on the charge of raping Manika.

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