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.Follow @gorkhapost
Seventh day of Bada Dashin, Fulpati being observed today
KATHMANDU- Today on the occasion of the Dashain festival, Fulpati is being observed as per tradition throughout the country.
Fulpati, an assortment of flowers, leaves and fruits of different plants considered auspicious, is anointed at the Dashainghar on the seventh day of the Dashain festival.
The Fulpati is brought to Kathmandu as per the Vedic rituals to be anointed at the Dashainghar at the Hanumandhoka Durbar.
The Gurujyuko Platoon, the Nepal Army, Nepal Police, and high-ranking officials of Armed Police Force and civil service, the Asha Gurja team, band music, and panchebaja bands and decorated kalsyoulis, and a procession along with cultural pageantry leave Hanuman Dhoka for Jamal with the Fulpati.
During the monarchy, the King, as the Head of State, used to attend the Fulpati ritual at Dashainghar, but with the foundation of Republic, the Minister for Culture is attending, said the Durbar Museum Development Committee.
The auspicious hour to bring the Fulpati this year is fixed at 4:00pm. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, and local level representatives in Kathmandu have been invited to the ritual.
Though the Dashain festival begins from Ghatasthapana, the festival sees special fervor from the day of Fulpati.
All government as well as private offices remain closed from today encouraging people to go back to their respective ancestral homes and take blessings from Durga Bhawani as well as their elders.Follow @gorkhapost