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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Police have arrested an employee at the Kathmandu Metropolitan City on the charge of raping an 11-year-old girl.

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: A police constable has been arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl from Okhaldhunga on Thursday.

SURKHET, Aug 8: The 'child protection campaign' that kicked off from Dailekh last year has also initiated in Surkhet. The drive has been put in place to make the girl children legally informed of sexual violence and rape and to boost up their confidence.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The spate of 'attempted rape' case has increased across the country over time.

Two arrested on rape charge

July 31, 2019 10:51 am

NAWALPARASI WEST, July 31: The Nawalparasi police have arrested two men on the charge of raping an 11-year-old girl from the district.

NEW DELHI, July 29: Indian police were investigating on Monday a highway collision that critically injured a woman who had accused a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of rape, a police officer said.

BUCHAREST, July 28: Romania’s prime minister said Saturday she is considering a referendum on harsher penalties for crimes like murder, rape and pedophilia in the wake of the rape and killing of a 15-year-old girl that has shocked the country.

Silence of the state, in the name of impunity, exists at the highest levels in Nepal. Activists fighting for a better Nepal get disheartened because justice has been delayed, again and again.

July 23: Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday.

RAUTAHAT, July 20: An assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) on Friday has been arrested on the charge of raping a 20-year-old woman in Rautahat district.

65-year-old arrested on rape charge

July 20, 2019 11:56 am

OKHALDHUNGA, July 20: A 65-year-old man has been arrested in Okhaldhunga on the charge of raping a 10-year-old girl.

LAMAHI, July 9: The Dang-Deukhuri District Court Dang has sentenced two sex offenders to twelve years in jail each on a rape case.

CHITWAN, July 6: Chitwan has recorded 53 incidents of human rights violation in the past six months alone, a slightly increase as compared to the same period last year, according to a half yearly report made public by the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) amid a programme here on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The number of reported rape cases continues to rise despite strict laws in Nepal, the latest data from the Nepal Police said.

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June 11, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, June 11: A senior government was arrested on the charge of raping his 18-year-old daughter from Dhobighat, Lalitpur on Monday evening.

JANAKPUR, June 4: On May 24, Nine-year-old Karan Sah of Pragatinagar was abducted from near house where he was playing. The son of Shambhu Sah was abducted by his neighbor Bikash Sharma, an Indian national who was living in a rented room in the same locality.

May 2: A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later.

Seven-year-old child raped

May 31, 2019 13:12 pm

PARBAT, May 31: A 19-year-old man has allegedly raped a seven-year-old girl at Bihadi rural municipality of south Parbat district, said the police.

CHITWAN, May 29: In the past, the number of people serving jail terms for wildlife crimes was comparatively more than those committing social crimes.

MYAGDI, May 24: Police on Thursday made public three persons accused of gang-raping a 15-year-old girl of Dandakhet, Beni Municipality-4, Myagdi district, on Tuesday.

NAWALPARASI, May 20: Locals on Sunday staged a demonstration calling for action against two security personnel of Riot Control Police Office in Sunawal of west Nawalparasi for their alleged involvement in a rape case.

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.