KATHMANDU — Two more police officers have been suspended on Monday in connection with the Nirmala Panta’s rape and murder case.
According to a statement released by the Police Headquarters, Sub Inspector Harasingh Dhami and Police Constable Chadani Saud were suspended after their activities were found suspicious.
The police decision has come a day after the high-level probe committee formed by the Ministry of Home Affairs made public its report on Nirmala’s rape and murder case that rocked the nation.
The report was made public on Sunday.
In a viral video shared in social media after the incident, Saud is seen cleaning the victim’s trousers, which could have been used as evidence.
Earlier, SP Dilli Raj Bista, DSPs Angur GC and Gyan Bahadur Seti, Inspectors Jagarish Bhatta and Ekendra Khadka and SI Ram Singh Dhami were suspended.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.
On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.
The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.
Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.
The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.
The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.
Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.