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Man arrested for raping his own 122-year-old granddaughter

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PANCHTHAR — Police here have arrested a man on the charge of repeatedly raping his own 12-year-old granddaughter.

The 58-year-old man was arrested on the basis of information that he had been raping his granddaughter from time to time since December 16, 2017, police said.

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Police got the information that he used to threaten his granddaughter should she disclose about the sexual abuse and arrested the perpetrator on the basis of this information, Deputy Superintendent of Police Bamdev Gautam said.

The girl has been rescued and sheltered at a safe house and the Paanchthar District Court on Tuesday remanded the perpetrator to judicial custody pending investigation.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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