RUKUM — A high school girl was killed after a gang rape in Kholagaun town of Rukum district, a posthumous report revealed on Wednesday.
The victim identified as Susmita Shah (16) from Sarkena, Kholagaun-5, was gang raped before her murder on Monday, according to Dr Deepak Pun of the Jajarkot District Hospital. The victim was an 11th grader at the local Himalaya Higher Secondary School.
Her body was recovered in a forest nearby her house by locals on Monday night and brought to the Hospital for autopsy on Tuesday, informed police.
According to the police, the girl had left for the forest at around 4 pm on Monday to collect firewood. The family members had launched a search after she did not return home till the late night.
Police have launched an investigation into the case.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.