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Missing soldier’s search continues in Narayani River

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CHITWAN — A whereabouts of Nepal Army soldier who disappeared after jumping into the Narayani River along with his girlfriend is still unknown.

Nepal Army soldier, Saroj Pokharel, had jumped into the river with a woman at the Devghat stretch of the river in Bharatpur Metropolitan City – 1 on Saturday afternoon.

The police were able to rescue the woman unharmed after being tipped off by the locals, but the soldier’s whereabouts is still unknown and the search to find him continues, Chitwan’s Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Deepak Shrestha said.

The rescued woman has been identified as Samjhana Poudel, 18, of Bharatpur Metropolitan City – 22.

Pokharel, 22, of Bharatpur–21 was operating with the Nepal Army’s Disaster Management Battalion–Rasaili in Chitwan at the time of his disappearance.

Samjhana and the soldier are learnt to be lovers. The police are investigating further into the incident.

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Girl raped in Mahottari

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GAUSHALA — A 13-year-old girl of Aurahi Municipality in Mahottari district has been raped on Sunday evening.

Police Inspector at Gaushala-based Area Police Office, Bhola Bhatta, said that two local youths — Rakesh Sada and Ritik Sada, both 15 years of age — allegedly raped the girl when she had gone to wash utensils at a nearby rivulet.

Police have arrested Ritik while Rakesh has been absconding after the incident.

Meanwhile, necessary investigation into the case is underway, said police.

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