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Bhagarathi murder case: accused remanded to correction centre

2021 Mar 10, 12:08, Baitadi
Police make public suspect who confessed to the rape and murder of 17-year-old Bhagarathi Bhatta, at the District Police Office in Baitadi, on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

The District Court, Baitadi has remanded Dinesh Bhatta, 16, of Chadepani, Dogadakedar Rural Municipality-7 — who was implicated in the rape and subsequent murder of a teenage girl — to a correction centre.

Dinesh was Accused of taking the life of Bhagarathi Bhatta, 17, of the same village after raping her. The office of government lawyer on Tuesday presented him before the court.

Baitadi Police Chief and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Narayan Prasad Adhikari shared that the court had remanded Dinesh to a correction centre as the Accused is below 18 years.

A single bench of Justice Tilak Bahadur Karki at the district court issued the order after hearing on the rape and murder case.

Preparation was made to send Dinesh to a correction centre in Doti on Wednesday, it has been reported

Bhagarathi was found dead in a local Lawalek forest on February 4.

After investigation into the incident, the police held made Dinesh public, on February 16. Diensh had confessed to police that the had raped and murdered Bhagarathi out of vengeance since their family had been sharing a strained relationship.


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