Nepal | October 22, 2020

12-year-old Bajhang girl raped before murder: Post-mortem report

Protests at district headquarters demanding action against the culprit

Prakash Singh
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BAJHANG: District Hospital Bajhang has issued the post-mortem report of murdered minor in Bajhang, revealing that she was raped before being murdered.

The Bajhang District Police Office (DPO) received the report from the hospital on Saturday.

The 12-year-old girl was found dead in a temple on Wednesday.

Read More: Body of 12yo girl found in a temple in Bajhang; rape-murder suspected

Police sources mentioned that the post-mortem report stated the deceased girl suffered injuries inside and outside in her genitals along with her head, face and back.

The report confirmed her death was due to tearing of the liver. She bore two big holes inside her liver.

A team of police along with Chief of DPO Bajhang, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rupak Khadka, Police Inspector Lokendra Singh Karki and acting District Attorney Santosh Kumar Katwal have been investigating the case.

According to Police Inspector Karki, evidences suggest that the accused Rajendra Bohara is guilty of the crime. However, Bohara is yet to admit the same.

Locals rally at district headquarter Chainpur, Bajhang demanding the strict action against the perpetrator. Photo: Prakash Singh/THT

Photo: Prakash Singh/THT

Photo: Prakash Singh/THT

Photo: Prakash Singh/THT

Meanwhile, locals in district headquarter Chainpur have taken to the streets demanding action against the perpetrator.

The family of the deceased along with their neighbours, civil groups and sister organisations of political parties have been taking out rallies in the market area of the district.

On the other hand, DSP Khadka assured that the criminal will be made public as soon as possible and police have been working towards the same 24/7.

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