Locals stage demonstration demanding action against rapists

Published On: May 20, 2019 12:30 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

NAWALPARASI, May 20: Locals on Sunday staged a demonstration calling for action against two security personnel of Riot Control Police Office in Sunawal of west Nawalparasi for their alleged involvement in a rape case.

Locals hit the street to pile pressure on the authorities to take action against the police personnel after the incident of rape of 17-year-old adolescent and a 26-year-old girl was made public. The District Police Office based in west Nawalparasi has initiated a process to take action against police duo on a charge of rape.

Two accused have also been suspended from their posts for investigation, said the police office. The suspended police personnel are Prem Khdka, 25, of Masmandu rural municipality-8, Dadeldhura, and Pateswor Yadav, 23, of Gadwa rural municipality-4. A case of attempted rape has been filed against both of them, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Birendra Thapa. They are accused of raping two girls in forest nearby riot control police battalion.


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