Man Shot By Police; Dies During Treatment

  November 25, 2020 By: INSEC

Buddhiraj Neupane, 32, of Bardibas Municipality-1, who was shot and injured by police during a protest against the rape and murder of Gulbasa Khatun, 6, daughter of Shahid Alam of Bardibas, died on November 24 while undergoing treatment.

The body of the girl was found near her house in Bardibas Municipality-14 at midnight on November 23.

The girl had been missing since November 22. Relatives and locals had staged a protest on November 26 demanding action against those involved in the incident. Police said they fired to control the crowd.

Shyam Karki, 28, of Neupane and Bardibas Municipality-5, who was critically injured in the shoot, was airlifted to Kathmandu on November 24 at 3 pm for treatment.

According to the victim’s family, Neupane died at Grande Hospital in Kathmandu at 1 pm.

Ajay Kumar Sah