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Family mourns, and a country recoils at teen girl’s rape and murder

Since the day Nirmala Pant's body was discovered, the parents' lives have been consumed by a fight to seek justice for their daughter. They have tirelessly protested, taken part in street demonstrations, reached out to administration officials and local leaders whom they believed might be able to help, and given numerous interviews to the media to make sure their daughter’s story is not forgotten. But Durga Devi, the mother, says she is beginning to feel all of their attempts may have been in vain. Family mourns, and a country recoils at teen girl’s rape and murder
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Tsering D Gurung
Published at : September 14, 2018
Updated at : September 16, 2018 08:13
Bhimdutta, Kanchanpur—

Tsering D Gurung

Tsering D. Gurung is a social justice reporter for The Kathmandu Post, focusing on women's rights, marginalised communities and criminal justice.


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