KATHMANDU, July 27: There have been instances of people marrying outside their castes against the consent of the girl’s family facing charges of kidnapping, hostage-taking, and rape. Giving its verdict on a similar case, the Supreme Court has (SC) ruled that such mariages are child marriages and not a case of abduction, hostage taking, and rape.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The District Government Attorney's Office, Kathmandu, has taken legal action against three individuals involved in the disturbing incident where minors were allowed entry into the Lord of Drinks (LOD) club in Thamel. The case has been filed under crimes against children.
KANCHANPUR, July 26: Five years have shot by since the Nirmala Panta rape and murder case shook the entire nation. Although an investigation committee was formed to go probe the case, they have not been able to solve the case so far. As the police fail to catch the culprit behind the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta, the case still remains a mystery even five years after the incident.
UDAYAPUR, July 18: A 35-year-old man from Gadme, Triyuga Municipality-6, identified as Jiwan Karki, was apprehended by the local authorities on Tuesday morning in connection with the alleged rape of a 55-year-old woman.
KATHMANDU, July 17: The police have made two arrests, including Sahadev Sedhain, the manager of Lord of Drinks (LOD) in Thamel, Kathmandu, to investigate the incident of allowing a minor into the club. Another individual, Sapana Dhungana, who works at the counter, was also apprehended by the Kathmandu Police Range.
n recent years, Sandeep Lamichhane, the young and promising leg-spinner, has been making waves in the cricketing world, putting Nepal on the map with his impressive performances. However, his success on the cricket field has been marred by a pending rape case against him, which has put cricket fans in a dilemma of whether to cheer for him or not.
KATHMANDU, March 27: The hearing on the case related to rape-accused Sandeep Lamichhane, the former captain of the Nepali national cricket team, is scheduled today. The hearing is likely today if none of the parties chooses to postpone it.
MORANG, July 20: The rape of a minor girl has come to light six months after the crime took place. The incident of rape of an 8-year-old girl from Kanepokhari Rural Municipality of Morang was made public toward mid-July.
BAITADI, JULY 15: Rajendra Singh Negi, chief of Baitadi's Purachaudi Multiple Campus, has been accused of rape. A case of rape has been registered against him, said Baitadi Police Spokesperson Inspector Lokraj Joshi.
SURKHET, July 8: District Court, Surkhet has slapped two men with seven years in jail for sexually assaulting two young girls from the Raute village in the district. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 200,000 each.
BAITADI , June 29- Two people, including a ward chairman, have been arrested for raping a 28 years old woman from Baitadi on March 21. The alleged perpetrators are ward chairman of Mainali Municipality-1 of the district Sharad Singh Negi and Keshav Singh Negi.
CHITWAN, June 20: Three people have died after rape in Chitwan. According to the statistical report published by INSEC, three have died in the duration of six months. The INSEC has stated that three from Rapti-1, Khairhani-10 and Ichhyakamana-3 have died during their treatment in Bharatpur hospital after they were raped
DANG, June 18: A girl with a mental illness has been raped by four youths in Dang district. According to the Area Police Office, Tulsipur, a 25-year-old mentally ill girl of Tulsipur-5 was gang-raped by four youths on Thursday night.
KATHMANDU, June 16: A case has been filed against Manoj Pandey, director of ‘Model Global Visa Consultancy’ in Kathmandu District Court. He has been accused of raping young girls. The District Attorney Office, Kathmandu, on Wednesday filed two cases, ‘Human Trafficking’ and ‘Child Sexual Abuse’ against Pandey.
BAJURA, June 15: Police have arrested three people in Bajura on the charge of rape and atempted in a period of one month. Three cases have been registered at the District Police Office, Bajura in the Nepali month of Jyestha itself. Of them, two are accused of rape and one is accused of attempted rape.
KATHMANDU, June 6: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker and former minister Min Bahadur Bishwakarma has said that the statute of limitations for filing complaints against rape and other forms of sexual violence should not be removed.
KATHMANDU, May 26: Police have arrested the then principal Raj Kumar Khadka on charges of raping a Grade IX of Blooming Lotus English School in Itahari five years ago. He was arrested by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police.
KATHMANDU, May 26: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the bodies concerned to give justice to the survivors and take action against the guilty by carrying out fair and effective investigation into the incidents of rape and sexual assaults.
KATHMANDU, May 21: It is only fair and rational to think that the deadline for justice should be when the victims get justice and the perpetrators get punished. However, the National Penal Code Act 2017, Chapter 18, Section 229 (2), statute of limitations, states that “no complaint shall lie after the expiry of one year from the date of commission of any of the offences such as rape, sexual harassment, child sexual abuse, among others.”
The minor accused of raping actor Pal Shah has changed her statement, contradicting her own prior testimony. The victim, a minor, who is also an aspiring singer, told the district court in Tanahun on Sunday that she had not been raped.
KATHMANDU, March 31: Rape victims, who had been dormant for 15 years since the peace process between the then rebel CPN (Maoist) and the government began, have finally started raising their voices. In a two-day conference held in the capital on Tuesday, the women victims of the conflict decided to break the long-standing silence and came forward in the limelight through the conference.