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Man held for attempted rape on minor

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BIRGUNJ — Police here have arrested a man on charge of attempted rape on 10-year-old girl in Bahaduramai Municipality-5 in Parsa district on Wednesday.

The news of the rape case came to the fore within a month of another similar incident in the district, where a 10-year girl was brutally, repeatedly, raped.

Accused 23-year-old Mani Bhusan Pandey had asked the minor, who was returning home from school, to take away her goats which were tied at his home, before pouncing on her, according to Parsa District Police Office.

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Pandey, then taking advantage of the situation, had latched the door from inside, before committing a heinous crime, police said.

Pandey manged to flee the scene after the victim screamed for help before the neighbors could gather around the incident site, police said. Later, Pandey was apprehended by the Dakaila Police in the district.

The victim is under going medical treatment at the Narayani Sub Regional Hospital in Birgunj Metropolitan City.

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2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident





HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.

Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.

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Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.

Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.

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