The death toll reaches 4 in Rautahat, a district in the south plain, since the third phase of local-level elections held on September 18.
It's reported that four people have been killed in the past 12 days. The latest victim is a three-year-old girl who was killed in a clash occurred between the two neigbours last night.
A dispute between two neighbours--families of Hulas Ray Yadav and Krishna Chaudhary-- over the matter of drinking water later took a nasty turn as the issue was given a political colour on the basis of political connection of both families to different political parties.
Yadav's three-year-old daughter Anjali Kumari was killed in the scuffle, Area Police Office, Garuda Police Inspector Keshab Regmi said. Police have arrested some people in the connection of their involvement in the crime and investigations into the case are underway. It may be noted that three persons were already murdered in the district since the September 18 elections.