Death of a Woman and One Injured in Baitadi

  December 1, 2022 By: INSEC

The dead Body of Maya Luhar, 21, Pancheshwar Rural Municipality-4, was with her neck slit on December 30 near Nepal Telecom Tower in Shivnath Mandir in Shivnath Municipality. Neha Lhuar, 15, was found gravely injured with a similar slit on her neck in the same place.

According to Janak Chand, Ward Chairperson, Pancheshwar Rural Municipality-4, Maya Luhar, and Neha Luhar,15, went to Kulaon in Pancheswar Rural Municipality-3 to sew clothes on November 29. However, they failed to return home and were in a critical situation.

Ward president Chand said that Neha worked as temporary police during the election and was found gravely injured. She wrote the information regarding Maya’s location, which allowed the police to find her dead body.

District Police Office Inspector Lokraj Joshi said that the body was brought to the district hospital for post-mortem, and the incident is being investigated.

As informed by the injured Neha, locals suspect Maya was killed by the armed police personnel on duty at Rollghat on the Nepal-India border located in Pancheshwar Rural Municipality-1.

According to Ward Chairperson Chand, the injured Neha said that Maya had corresponded with the armed police personnel for a while.

Inspector Joshi of the District Police Office said it is not clear who committed the murder yet. The incident is being investigated.

Nari Badu