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One dies, 3 fall sick after consuming toxic mushroom in Dolakha

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DOLAKHA — A woman died while three of her children have fallen sick after consuming poisonous mushroom in Kalinchok VDC-7 of the district on Wednesday.

The deceased has been idenfied as Phulmaya Tamang (48). Local people said that her two daughter – Anita Tamang (17) and Sanu Kanchhi Tamang (9)- and son Kale Tamang (15) became sick after consuming wild mushroom .

Preparations are underway to take them to district headquarters, Charikot, for treatment, police informed.

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Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days

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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.

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