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House tells govt to investigate 8-year-old rape case involving beauty pageant organiser

File: Gagan Thapa
File: Gagan Thapa

Kathmandu, May 20

The House of Representatives has told the government to investigate an eight-year-old rape case that recently came to the surface via social media.

During the House meeting today, Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Thapa expressed his concerns over the case that involved a beauty pageant organiser.

Thapa said his daughter was terrified seeing the video of the survivor, urging the House to tell the government to look into the case and punish the perpetrator.

In response, Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota directed the government to launch an investigation and proceed with action accordingly.

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