Mahottari teenage girl found dead

MAHOTTARI: A teenage girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances at Pipara VDC of the district on Wednesday morning.

The deceased has been identified as 17-year-old Kajal Kumari Mahaseth of Pipara-5, the Mahottari District Police Office (DPO) said.

DSP Deepak Pokharel of the DPO said the teenage girl had gone to sleep after dinner last night but was found hanging from the ceiling of a room adjacent to her bedroom this morning.

She had a noose made from her shawl wrapped around her neck, police said.

Police have started investigating into the case.

The girl's body would be taken to the District Hospital in Jaleshwor for postmortem, police said.