SINDHUPALCHOWK — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has inaugurated reconstruction campaign from Chautara, the district headquarters of Sindhupalchowk, on Sunday.
PM Oli established a foundation stone for construction of a private building to mark the commemoration of the devastating 7.6 magnitude that stroke in Nepal last year on April 25.
PM Oli established the foundation stone at 11.56 am; the same time when earthquake struck the central Nepal last year that claimed around 9000 lives.
Sindhupalchowk is the main affected district where total of 3,570 people were killed and 63,000 houses were completely destroyed.Follow @gorkhapost
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