DOHA — A Nepali migrant worker who arrived in Qatar five years back has died.
The deceased has been recognized as Dil Bahadur Gharti Magar, 28, of Beni Municipality – 13 in Myagdi.
His body has been kept at the Hamad Hospital for the past one week.
Preparations are underway to return his body to Nepal, said Prem Rasaili, Coordinator of the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) Qatar Chapter.
Qatar Branch of the Myagdi residents’ association has appealed to the government through the Nepali Embassy for necessary relief including insurance money to Gharti’s bereaved family.
Magar is survived by a wife, a son, a daughter, mother, father and three siblings.
Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days
KANCHANPUR — Police in Kanchanpur have made public an accused arrested in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality.
Dilip Singh Bista, 41, of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality was made public at a press conference at the DPO. Bista was arrested on Saturday,according to the District Police Office Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi.
Nirmala was found dead in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.
Bista,who was released from prison last year after serving nine years for murdering his brother-in-law Narayansingh Thapa, works as a daily-wage labourer.
According to Bista’s statement to police, he helped Nirmala fix her bicycle chain before raping and killing her on July 26. He told police that killed her to avoid being arrested again.Follow @gorkhapost