Niharika Case: Accused Shivaraj Shrestha in police custody

Published On: August 17, 2022 10:44 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, August 17: Shivaraj Shrestha, who is accused of Niharika Rajput rape case, has been arrested by police. 

Shrestha was arrested by a joint team of Kathmandu Valley Crime Division and District Police Office, Dhanusa.

Niharika Rajput of Dhanusa has alleged that a child was born as a result of the rape. While calling for action against the accused Shrestha, Rajput has also demanded a DNA test of the child.

She was on fast unto death earlier in Maitighar Mandala and Basantpur in Kathmandu. She also tried to self-immolate in front of the President’s Office earlier last week.


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