Morang, April 22
Protesters demanding justice for a local woman found dead outside her rented room in Pathari, Morang, have clashed with local police on Tuesday afternoon.
Rina Basnet, a local woman was found dead outside here rented home in Pathari on Saturday.
Protesters, demanding action against Basnet’s killers, pelted stones at the Pathari Municipality Office. District Police chief SP Manoj Kumar KC said they had to resort to firing tear gas canisters to take the situation under control.
KC said that the situation was now under control.
The protest took place as local businessmen shut down the market to protest police inaction in the case. Police, meanwhile, says it has detained a man in connection with the crime. Preliminary investigation suggests that Basnet was raped and murdered.
Published on April 23rd, Tuesday, 2019 2:43 PM