Prostitution taking place secretly in Bhaktapur: Police

Published On: December 2, 2021 02:02 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 2: Bhaktapur Police has said that prostitution is taking place secretly in the city. SP Shiva Kumar Shrestha of the Metropolitan Police Circle, Bhaktapur, has stated that prostitution is taking place in the area in various ways.

Speaking at an interaction program organized by Bhaktapur Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday in Bhaktapur on the campaign against gender-based violence and protection of women in business sector, SP Shrestha said that there are many ways to prostitution. SP Shrestha said investigations have found out that the money was being transferred through the bank without paying directly to cover up the crime.

Giving information about prostitution, he said that sexual activities based on financial transactions are considered prostitution. He said that the law of Nepal does not consider sexual activity based on consent without any transaction as prostitution.

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