Body of minor girl found

Khotang, January 25

The body of a minor girl was found buried on the banks of Chimchimakhola in Khotang on Wednesday night.

The deceased has been identified as Lumani Rai, 8, of Pathekaki, Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality. DSP Lokdarshan Thapa said the body was found buried near the local. She had gone missing from yesterday. Police arrested Jiudhan Rai, 16, for probe.

DSP Thapa said Rai had admitted to killing the girl. The cause of the murder is yet to be revealed.