BHOJPUR- A six-year-old girl has been allegedly raped at Sampang of Shadanand Municipality-10 in Bhojpur.
The police have arrested a 16-year-old boy known as James on the charge of his involvement in the crime. Though the incident had happened on December 28, it came to light only after the girl’s family approached the police administration with a complaint against the alleged perpetrator.
The District Police Office Bhojpur’s chief Keshab Kumar Thebe said they have planned a medical checkup of the girl today. Further investigations are on and both the victim and perpetrator are juveniles.Follow @gorkhapost
NC leader Regmi passes away
KATHMANDU— Nepali Congress leader Keshab Regmi, who contributed to restoring democracy in 1990, has passed away on Thursday night.
Regmi, who was suffering from respiratory problems for long, died at his residence in Gongabu in Kathmandu. Regmi, who also served as secretary of NC, Kaski, played an important role in establishing Nepal Students’ Union, the student wing of the NC.
He was also sent to jail five times for fighting to restore democracy. He is survived by two wives.
His last rites were conducted at Pashupati Aryaghat today itself. People from various walks of life and NC leaders attended his funeral rite.
On the occasion, NC President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel and General Secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala paid tribute to Regmi by draping his body in the party flag.Follow @gorkhapost