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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Nepal Villagers Convicted Over 'Himalayan Viagra' Murders

KATMANDU, Nepal — A court in northwestern Nepal has convicted 19 villagers for the beating deaths of seven people from a rival community in a dispute over foraging for a rare fungus known as 'Himalayan Viagra.'

The Manang district court, in a remote area of the country, said six of the defendants were sentenced to 20 years in prison, while the remaining 13 were sentenced to two years.

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