INARUWA — A woman was reportedly gang raped in Inaruwa Municipality-6 in the district headquarters of Sunsari on Saturday night.
The 24-year-old woman was reportedly raped in the vicinity of Halesi Chok along the East-West Highway, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Gyanendra Phuyal said.
DSP Phuyal also informed that the victim, who seemed to be mentally unstable, was found without clothes in a semi unconscious state. Police have rescued the victim and sent her to Biratnagar for medical treatment.
Police have held three youths suspecting their alleged involvement in the rape case. Investigations are ongoing, according to the police.Follow @gorkhapost
All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled
KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.
All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.
A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.
Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.Follow @gorkhapost