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Three persons including traffic police officer arrested in connection with SSE student death

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SURKHET — Police here have arrested two persons including traffic police officer in coonection with the death of a student appearing in SEE, who was found dead with injuries in left side of body and leg in her rented room at Babiyachaur on Tuesday morning.

Traffic police officer Hari Koirala, who was deployed at Babiyachaur in West Surkhet was arrested for investigation into the murder case of Gaurikala Rokaya, 18, of Panchapuri Municipality-3.

Other two arrestees in the case are Laxmi Prasad Bastola and Khum Prasad Bastola of Panchapuri Municipality-8.

Police have arrested them after investigation in the death of Gaurikala appearing in SEE in West Surkhet has revealed their involvement in the incident.

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Bastola, in his statement, has said that traffic police officer Koirala had asked him to ‘fix a meeting’ with the girl which he did, according to the police.

Gaurikala and officer Koirala then went to a nearby place by the forest in the afternoon and ate snacks along with some alcohol, said Bastola in his statement, adding that he took a leave from the two and went to a nearby village.

Bastola further said that the girl was injured falling off from bike while returning after snacks.

“The girl was injured in a bike accident while returning from the place where they (Gaurikala and Koirala) met. But Koirala instead of taking injured Gaurikala to a medical, dropped her back at her place,” informed Police,

The girl breathed her last at around 1am on Tuesday and the incident had come to light after the neighbours informed the police as her room’s door was not opened until late in the morning before starting the exam.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education





KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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