OKHALDHUNGA, May 15: A ward member of Likhu Rural Municipality-3 of Okhaldhunga district, who allegedly raped a woman of the same ward more than a month ago, was arrested by the District Police Office (DPO) on Monday.

PANCHTHAR, May 15: At a time when increasing violence against women has been terrorizing people across the country, a brutal murder of a teenager and a gang-rape of a woman in Panchthar in the last three days have raised security concerns in the district.

ITAHARI, May 5: Police on Saturday arrested an Armed Police Force constable stationed in Sonapur of Sunsari district on the charge of raping a woman.

RAPE

April 19, 2019 11:00 am

On a pleasant night with chilly wind, there was a girl in unbearable pain and shouting out loud with hope of getting help.

Teenage raped in Gulmi

April 18, 2019 15:22 pm

GULMI, April 18: A 14-year-old girl of Chhatrakot rural municipality-6 in Gulmi district has been raped. Samir Miya, a.k.a. Hanuman, 45, of Tansen municipality of Palpa district raped the girl on Wednesday.

Rape cases on rise in Rukum

April 17, 2019 08:40 am

RUKUM, April 17: On November 14, the District Police Office (DPO), Rukum (West), arrested Rajip Khadka, 22, of Tribeni Rural Municipality-2, Simrutu, on the charge of raping a 17-year-old girl of the same village. Khadka is currently under judicial custody. According to the police, the accused has already confessed to the crime.

GAIGHAT, March 28: The District Court Udayapur has convicted two teenage boys of rape and murder of a minor and slapped life imprisonment on them.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The Kanchanpur District Court has ordered former SP Dilli Raj Bista to pay Rs. 1.5 million in bail amount. Bista is one of the eight police officers who allegedly destroyed evidence of Nirmala Panta’s brutal rape and murder last year.

Three arrested for raping a teenager

March 23, 2019 10:15 am

KAVRE, March 23: Police have arrested three persons on the charge of raping a teenager at Mandan Deupur municipality-7. They were among the four persons who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl at the Indrawati river bank in ward no. 6 of the municipality on March 17.

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KANCHANPUR, March 19: A week after the Kanchanpur District Court issued a warrant against Dilli Bista and Angur GC, Bista, the then Superintendent of Police at District Police Office, Kanchanpur, has presented himself before the court.

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OKHALDHUNGA, March 17: The Okhaldhunga District Court has sentenced a father for 37 years and 6 months in prison for raping his 13-year-old daughter.

KATHMANDU, March 13: The District Court of Kanchanpur has issued a 35 days warrant to the then SP Dilli Bista and DSP of Central Investigation Bureau, Angur GC to be present before the court after the duo ignored the court’s order to record their statement.

Let’s rage together

March 9, 2019 04:08 am

We get a lot of reports on someone being raped. Why aren’t we asking why this is happening so frequently?

Two held on rape charge in Chitwan

February 9, 2019 12:13 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 9: Police have arrested two persons on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl at Ratnanagar Municipality in Chitwan, on Friday.

Raped minor struggles with cancer

January 29, 2019 08:06 am

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 29: A 13-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her own father and abandoned by her mother has been suffering from cancer. After conducting tests in Kathmandu-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, it was revealed that the girl had symptoms of cancer in her right leg.

TANAHUN, Jan 22: Chief of ward-8 of Shuklagandaki Municipality has surrendered to the police after two months in hiding, following an accusation that he raped a local woman.

BHOJPUR, Jan 8: A six-year-old girl has been allegedly raped at Sampang of Shadanand municipality-10 in Bhojpur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: As a Tribute to late Sunny Khuna and fundraising  for critically injured Arjun Bhadra and Surendra Deuba during the clash against Nirmala Panta rape and murder case on August 24 in Kanchanpur, the music event entitled ‘Lest We Forget Kanchanpur Diaries’ will be held on Saturday.

Rape cases double in Dang

December 18, 2018 03:30 am

DANG, Dec 18: On November 18, four-year-old Renu (name changed) of Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City-12 in Dang was playing outside her home. Later, a 12-year-old boy accompanied her. Suddenly, he started touching the little girl inappropriately and ended up raping her.

ACHHAM, Dec 12: A teenage girl has become the victim of rape in Achham even as the 16-day campaign against violence against women was in progress.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepal Police chief Sarbendra Khanal has said that he is ready to give up his uniform if any lapses are found on his part during the investigation into the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur.

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 10:  A rape convict has been arrested after 28 years of life on the run.

KANCHANPUR, Dec 10: "Sorrow is not necessarily reflected just in shedding tears. My heart aches with pain every second of the day," laments Durgadevi Panta, mother of thirteen-year-old Nirmala of Bhimdatta Municipality who was raped and subsequently murdered four months ago. As it has been a long time since she has been pleading for justice for her daughter, her eyes have dried up.

CONGO, Dec 9: Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege may have won his Nobel prize for his work to end sexual violence in war, but the crusading surgeon said the groundwork for equality must be laid in peacetime, as he praised movements like #MeToo.

KANCHANPUR, Dec 9: Police officials have claimed that they are close to solving the case of rape and murder of Nirmala Panta in Kanchanpur following the arrest of two suspects -- Pradeep Rawal and Bishal Chaudhary.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The civil society continued to protest against the government's inability to give justice to Nirmala Panta. Today, the civil society chanted slogans against the government as they demonstrated at New Baneshwor.

Two held for rape attempt

December 7, 2018 14:12 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 7:The District Court, Saptari has convicted two people for a rape attempt, sentencing each of them with three and half years jail term.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: CIB has resumed recording of an 18-year-old for his alleged involvement in the rape and murder of Nirmal Panta, DIG and chief of Central Investigation Bureau, Niraj Shah said. The accused's DNA report is yet to come. The 18-year old's DNA was sent for inspection on Monday.

JUMLA, Dec 5: A man has allegedly raped a teenage girl after luring her with a mobile set and noodles at Dharalbada in Chandannath Municipality-8 in the district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Students of Pulchowk Engineering College demonstrated a protest against the government demanding justice for Nirmala Pant.

SAPTARI, Dec 4: A local leader at Chinnamasta Rural Municipality in Saptari district has been arrested on the charge of fleecing millions of rupees from a local woman and raping her in a false hope of getting her husband out of jail.

Man  held on rape and fraud charge

December 4, 2018 14:49 pm

SAPTARI, Dec 4: Police have rounded up a person on the alleged charge of raping and swindling a woman of thousands of rupees in the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Police have arrested three people for allegedly raping a 22-year-old woman in Thamel on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: In the four months since Nirmala Panta, the 13-year-old schoolgirl in Kanchanpur district, was raped and subsequently murdered, the issue of rape and other gender-based violence has remained the most talked-about issue. Civil society groups, informal social media groupings and several other networks launched awareness and pressure campaigns aimed at sensitizing the public about violence against women and girls.

Two held on separate charge

November 27, 2018 10:03 am

TAPLEJUNG, Nov 27: Police here have arrested Amrit BK, 20, from Hangdewa of Phungling municipality-9 in accusation of raping a 15-year old girl from the same locality.

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November 26, 2018 18:00 pm

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DHANGADHI, Nov 26: Yagyaraj Pant, the father of rape and murder victim Nirmala, was brought to Kathmandu on Sunday for treatment after he showed signs of 'mental illness' within days of starting an indefinite sit-in, demanding justice for his daughter. However, the journey to bring him to the capital was fraught with difficulties and struggles.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 25: Yagyaraj Panta, who has been staging a sit-in in Dhangadhi, demanding justice for his daughter Nirmala who was raped and murdered in Kanchanpur in July, was taken to Kathmandu for treatment, Saturday.

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November 24, 2018 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A video that is now going viral on social media clearly shows that Yagya Raj Pant, the father of late Nirmala Panta, has developed mental health disorder amid hours-long sit-in.

SAPTARI, Nov 24: Thirty-three girls and 11 women faced sexual assault in Saptari district in the last 11 months, the Informal Sector Services Centre (INSEC), Saptari has stated.

KANCHANPUR, nov 23: It's been nearly four months since 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Bhimdutta Municipality-2 in Kanchanpur district was raped and murdered, but police has not been able to identify the culprits and bring them to justice yet forcing her parents to stage sit-in.

Ward Chairman faces rape allegation

November 23, 2018 11:14 am

DAMAULI, Nov 23: Chairman of Shukla Gandaki Municipality-8 in Tanahun district, Krishna Prasad Regmi, has been charged of raping a woman from the same ward.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Nov 21: Nepali Congress youth leader and lawmaker Gagan Thapa has alleged that the government was not serious regarding in finding the perpetrators of the ‘rape and subsequent murder’ of Nirmala Panta, a 13-year-old girl from Bhimduttanagar Municipality-2, Kanchanpur district.

Eleventh-grader invents anti-rape machine

November 18, 2018 15:44 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Arjun BK, an 11th-grade student of St. Xaviers College is interested in science and technology. BK recently participated in the Third Youth Scientific convention and came up with an anti-rape machine.

DANG, Nov 17: The incidents of rape cases have gone up at an alarming rate in the last 10 months in the district.

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November 16, 2018 18:00 pm

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UDAYAPUR, Nov 16: Cases of violence have increased in the past 10 months in the district, according to a data released by INSEC. Of the 73 victims, 80 per cent are women, according to INSEC. It adds that rape is one of the most predominant cases and between January to October, 2018, there were 39 incidents of rape.