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UML wins Gaidakot municipal mayor

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NAWALPARASI — CPN-UML candidate Chhatraraj Poudel has been elected mayor of Gaidakot municipality of Nawalaprasi. He garnered 11,302 votes while his nearest rival Gajendra Ale from Nepali Congress received 11,078 votes.

However, the Nepali Congress candidate Bishnu Kandel Sapkota has been elected the vice-chairperson. Sapkota achieved 11,555 votes against UML’s Radha Pande. Pande got 10,456 votes.

In the district, the vote count has been over at Devhuli, Gaindakot and Madhyabindu municipalities and Bulingtar Hupsekot, Binayi Tribeni and Bungdikali rural municipalities.

Nepali Congress candidates won the chairpersons in all other places except Kaidakot. With this, Kawasoti municipality is left to announce the results.

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Girl raped in Mahottari

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GAUSHALA — A 13-year-old girl of Aurahi Municipality in Mahottari district has been raped on Sunday evening.

Police Inspector at Gaushala-based Area Police Office, Bhola Bhatta, said that two local youths — Rakesh Sada and Ritik Sada, both 15 years of age — allegedly raped the girl when she had gone to wash utensils at a nearby rivulet.

Police have arrested Ritik while Rakesh has been absconding after the incident.

Meanwhile, necessary investigation into the case is underway, said police.

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