More than a month after the murder of a 17-year-old girl of Chadepani, Dogadakedar Rural Municipality-7 in Baitadi district, more evidence has surfaced further confirming the prime accused's involvement in the rape and subsequent murder of the teenager.

Chief of Sudur Pashchim Provincial Police, Deputy Inspector General of Police Uttam Subedi stated that the tests conducted at the National Forensic Science Laboratory in Kathmandu confirmed that the blood samples found at the incident site, blood samples from the deceased's body, vaginal swab and the DNA sample match that of the accused.

The 16-year-old prime accused, as he is a minor, was reprimanded to a correction centre by baitadi District Court for the rape and murder of the 17-year-old girl.

The culprit, who was Bhagirathi's schoolmate and neighbour, had confessed to murdering the girl but had time and again denied the charges of raping her. Investigating officers of the case have now achieved a breakthrough with the revelation as provided by the forensic report.