KATHMANDU—The Superintendent of Police Durga Singh Chand has been assigned to the investigation of Nirmala Panta who was raped and murdered one and half month ago in Kanchanpur.
The 16 officers who mislead preliminary investigation into the case have been investigating by a nine member committee led by Deputy Inspector General Dhiru Basnyat.
Mahanawami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Mahanawami, the ninth day of Bada Dashain, is being observed throughout the country.
Since early morning, a large number of devotees visit the temples of goddesses Mahakali, Shri Mahalaxmi and Durga Bhagawati.
On this day, prayers are offered and Durga Saptasati recited at the Shaktipeeths.
Chicken, ducks, goats, sheep and buffaloes are sacrificed and vegetarians offer coconuts, radish, bottle-gourds, etc in the place of animals.
Thousands of people worship at the Taleju Bhawani temple at Hanumandhoka which is opened once a year on the day of Mahanawami.Follow @gorkhapost