TAPLEJUNG, July 27: Six people who were under investigation on the charges of sexually abusing two girls aged 11 and 14, respectively, and human trafficking and transportation have been remanded into judicial custody for investigation into the cases.
Taplejung District Court has ordered four men and two women to be jailed for pre-trial detention on the charges of extortion, human trafficking and transportation. According to the order of the court, four men have been sent to Taplejung Jail while two women have been sent to Panchthar Jail, as there is no women's prison in Taplejung.
Contrary to Subsection (1) b of Sections 3 and 4 of the Human Trafficking and Tranportation Control Act 2064 BS and Subsection (1) of Section 219 of the Civil Crime Code 2074, the court ordered them to be jailed for the offense committed under Subsection 3 c.
The police investigated and presented three men to the court on the charges of extortion, human trafficking and transportaion, one man on the charge of extortion, human trafficking and transportation, and two women for child sexual abuse through human trafficking and transportation.