JUMLA — A youth hailing from Chandannath municipality- 15 of the district was thrashed to death over a dispute over girl.
Nineteen-year old Ramesh Khatri from Gairagaon, who had gone to watch the sports on the eighth secondary level President running shield competition at Chhum Chaur in the district, was chased away by other youths and killed in the Palkot jungle.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Bishnu Hari Koirala said two of the four assailants were arrested. They had accused Khatri of teasing girls. The incident occurred on Sunday.
Mid-Hill highway opens door of prosperity: Minister Adhikari
GALKOT- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Mid-Hill highway had opened the door of prosperity.
He added that the highway was easing the transportation service of the hilly people.
Inaugurating the Badigad Festival and Nwagi Fair-2075 BS here in Baglung district on Saturday, Minister Adhikari stressed on preserving and promoting the domestic cultures to strengthen the nationality and create harmony among the people.
The festival organizer committee coordinator Tika Paija shared that the festival was organized to preserve domestic culture and promote local tourism.
The festival will run until November 25.