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Head constable injured in clash in Bardia dies

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A head constable of Nepal Police who sustained serious wounds during a clash with demonstrators in Mainapokhar of Bardiaya district on Friday, has died while experiencing treatment.

Constable Dev Bahadur Pandey was seriously injured to his knee and died on his way to Nepalgunj for medical treatment on Friday.

Constable Pandey was attacked by a sharp weapon and was being taken to a medical facility in Nepalgunj after a huge loss of blood, according to Banke DSP Basanta Panta.

Constable Pandey’s body is being kept in Nepalgunj medical college.

The incident occurred when the demonstrators including cadres of the parties demanding Tharuhat province obstructed and attempted to set two long-distance passenger buses that were on police escort to their destinations on fire.

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Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV





KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.

During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.

A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.

On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.

Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.

Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.

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