ILAM, April 1: District Court, Ilam, has sentence a 23-year old man from the district to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of rape of his 63-year-old stepmother.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Two persons have been arrested for abducting girls, holding them hostage for nine days and raping in the Rukum East. Two persons have been arrested for abducting two 14-year-old and 15-year-old girls from Bhume Rural Municipality of the district and taking them hostage, police said.

UDAYAPUR, March 18: The District Court, Udayapur, has sent a 56-year-old man to jail for raping his eight-year-old granddaughter. The District Court on Wednesday gave life imprisonment to the rape convict.

GORKHA, Mar 1: A 14-year-old girl was held captive for a week and raped in Gorkha district.

Justice for Bhagarathi!

February 11, 2021 19:16 pm

KATHMANDU, A group of youths gathered at Maitighar in Kathmandu to exert pressure on the government to provide justice to the family of Bhagarathi Bhatta on Thursday.

Girl abducted and raped in Morang

February 11, 2021 12:03 pm

MORANG, Feb 11: A 14-year-old girl of Jahada Rural Municipality-1 was abducted and raped by two youths when she was going to the toilet at night.

Eliminating gender based violence

February 10, 2021 07:00 am

The way political leadership is working to end gender-based violence in our country is not inspiring enough. There should be greater commitment and more actions.

GORKHA, Feb 9: Three incidents of rape and attempted rape have been reported in five days in Gorkha. Between February 2 and February 7, a total of three such incidents were reported to the police station.

Four years old girl raped in school

February 8, 2021 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: A 4-year-old girl studying in grade 1 was raped in her school in Gorkha. Police have arrested a 13-year-old boy of the same school on the charge of raping the girl in a toilet of the school.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has demanded punishment against those involved in the murder of a teenager in Baitadi district. Police suspect that the 17-year old Bhagirathi Bhatta could have been murdered after rape.

Man held on charge of raping daughter

December 18, 2020 10:34 am

UDAYAPUR, Dec 18: A 40-year-old man of Triyuga Municipality-11 in Udayapur district has been arrested on charge of raping his 13-year-old daughter.

DHANGADHI/ BAITADI, Nov 27: A 14-year-old girl of Bajhang Masta Rural Municipality-2 was raped by Rajend Bohara, 18, on August 13 while she was on her way to the mill. The incident was settled in the village on the condition of taking responsibility if she got pregnant. Bohara placed a 500-rupee note at the girl's feet as a fine for raping her and begged for pardon.

POKHARA, Nov 27: Police have arrested a 39-year-old man from Pokhara on charge of raping his own daughter.

GORKHA, Nov 26: Even as the the government is introducing stringent laws against the preparators of this crime, the number of rape cases in Gorkha district has shown no sign of abating.

Two arrested on charge of rape

November 21, 2020 20:30 pm

NAWALPARASI, Nov 21: Police have arrested two persons on the charge of raping a teenage girl. They were arrested from Nawalparasi (Bardaghat Susta West) on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl.

KAPILVASTU, Nov 19: The family of a teenage girl in Mankhoriya village of Mayadevi Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu district has claimed that the girl was murdered after a gang rape on November 14.

JANAKPUR, Nov 2: Police have arrested an Indian national from Janakpurdam Sub-Metropolitan City-7 on charges of kidnapping and raping a 10-year-old girl on Monday.

Women are not here to meet and satisfy your personal and sexual wants. We are not here to be your sex apparatuses.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 15: Police on Thursday apprehended a person from Rautahat on the charge of raping and murdering a 14-year-old girl.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A group of independent youths have staged a demonstration against the increasing number of rapes in the country in recent days.

MORANG, Oct 9: Police have arrested a person from Itahari of Sunsari district on the rape charge.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Police have arrested an individual on the charge of raping a minor at Bagmati corrider in Sahayoginagar, Baneshwar, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8:  Police have arrested a man on the charge of raping a girl in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The country is in a state of shock over multiple stories of rape and murder of minors. Experts warn of worse days ahead in terms of the safety of girls and women.

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 4

October 5, 2020 06:00 am

Bhaktapur Police on Sunday apprehended two young men on the charge of gangraping a 17-year-old girl in Bhaktapur. The arrestees include Nir Kumar Khadka, 22, of Chautara Sangachowk Gadhi Municipality-10 and Surya Shrestha, 21, of Jugal Rural Municipality-4, Pantang in Sindhupalchowk. The police have been searching for some other people who were also involved in the crime.

Republica Morning Brief : Sept 29

September 29, 2020 06:00 am

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali on Monday said the risk of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country is beyond the prediction of the government.

Rape accused arrestd in Udayapur

September 28, 2020 21:36 pm

UDAYAPUR, Sept 28: Police on Monday arrested a teenager from Udayapur on rape charges. Tek Bahadur Bhujel, 19, from Katari Municipality-5 was apprehended after the family of the victim filed a case against him, according to Area Police Office, Katari. The girl was raped by the accused after forcibly entering her room at 1PM on Sunday.

DHADING, Sept 28: A man has been arrested on the charge of raping his own daughter.

“Don’t let rapists walk free”

September 28, 2020 17:20 pm

Youths stage protests in the capital demanding justice for Samjhana and severe punishment against the perpetrators

BAJHANG, Sept 27: Samjhana BK was a charming girl. Twelve years old BK was a sixth grader at Mashta Basic School, a public school in Mashta Rural Municipality-2, a remote village in Bajhang. But as the pandemic forced schools across the country to shut down for multiple months, BK was staying home with her grandmother and two sisters. “Because her school was closed and she remained at home for most of the time, Samjhana helped us in household chores. She was gradually growing into a bigger, brighter and smarter girl,” recalls Haasu Kami, her grandmother who is now surviving with her darling granddaughter’s memories.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26:  A group of youths have staged a demonstration in Kathmandu demanding justice to a 12-year-old Samjhana Kami from Bajhang district in Far-western Nepal. She was murdered after rape a few days ago.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 22: A teacher from Kapilvastu who was at large after allegedly raping a girl was arrested on Sundary, nearly four months after the incident.

KATHMANDU, Sep 18: Police have arrested two suspects for their alleged involvement in raping a teenage girl at Dakneshwari Municipality-7 in Saptari district on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sep 7: A police constable at the Metropoltian Police Circle, Gaushala, was arrestKATHMANDU, Sep 7: A police constable at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala, was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a girl in the Pashupatination area on Sunday.ed for allegedly attempting to rape a girl in the Pashupatination area on Sunday.

SAPTARI, Aug 21: Saptari Police registered a complaint against Ram Sundar Sardar, 45, of Bathnaha in Mahdeva Rural Municipality-3 on Thursday for allegedly raping a minor girl. The 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by Sardar on Monday evening, just when the village had turned dark due to load-shedding.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Prakash Saput wanted someone 'who would look like a rapist by appearance' to play a lead role in his project – Badala Barilai. He would however question himself whether rapists or potential rapists look any different from normal people. His quest to find a suitable actor for the story song forced him to try different ways, including a rapid google search. 'Top ten villains of Nepal' he typed and scrolled. He went through the suggestions, one by one. He found Dhruba Koirala, a theatre and movie actor, impressive!

KATHMANDU: Police on Sunday arrested a father for allegedly raping his own daughter at Sarada Municipality-12 in Salyan district.

“That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson was charged with the rapes of three women in the early 2000s, Los Angeles prosecutors said Wednesday, the culmination of a three-year investigation that resulted in a rare arrest of a famous Hollywood figure in the #MeToo era.

DHANGADHI, June 15: A woman, who was staying at a quarantine facility in Lamki Chuha Municipality-1, Kailali, was allegedly gang-raped on Saturday night.

Former Grammys CEO Neil Portnow said Wednesday that a rape allegation against him aired by his successor in a complaint against the Recording Academy is “false and outrageous.”

Man arrested on rape charge

January 23, 2020 13:42 pm

SAPTARI, Jan 23: Area Police Office Kalyanpur here has arrested one person on the charge of raping a four-year-old girl.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Police have arrested a pastor of a local church in Lalitpur for his alleged involvement in raping a female devotee several times in the last few months.

HINDU NAGAR, INDIA, DEC 27: When the young woman limped toward shopkeeper Ravindra Prakash, pleading for help on a dark and foggy morning in the northern Indian village, her body was so charred that he thought she was a witch. He grabbed a wooden stick and tried to shoo her away.

‘Hollyoaks’ actor Lysette Anthony has detailed how Harvey Weinstein allegedly raped her in her London flat in the 1980s and how the scars of the alleged assault continue to haunt her.

A South Korean court sentenced a K-pop musician to six years in prison on Friday for raping a woman and distributing a video capturing the act in a case that drew attention to the darker side of the country’s lucrative entertainment industry.

Teacher arrested on rape charge

November 13, 2019 14:28 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 13: A school teacher here has been arrested on the charge of raping his 12-year-old girl student.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Kathmandu District Court has remanded former House of Representatives speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara in custody for three more days for investigations into a rape attempt complaint filed against him by a female staffer at the parliament secretariat.

Girl found murdered after rape

October 3, 2019 18:45 pm

JALESHWOR, Oct 3: A girl has been found dead on the bank of the Mara river in Thapa Tole of Gaushala municipality-10 on Thursday.

I am speeches, sister

September 19, 2019 08:00 am

I remember the innocent face and pampering speech of my dear sister who used to ask me "how do I look?"

Incest rape one of major threats to girls

September 13, 2019 16:39 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: In the fiscal year 2075-76 BS (2018- 19), the National Child Rights Council (NCRC) recorded 654 cases about the violation of child rights.