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High govt official held for raping own daughter repeatedly

Kathmandu, June 11 Police in Lalitpur district say they arrested a high official working for the government after his teenage daughter filed a complaint that she was raped by her father repeatedly. Police have not revealed the identity of the accused as it will also reveal the identity of the victim. However, it has been […]

Nawalparasi West locals accuse policemen of rape, demand action

Nawalparasi, May 20 Locals of Sunawal in Nawalparasi West district of Province 5 have staged a demonstration calling for action against two security personnel of Riot Control Police Office there for their alleged involvement in a rape case. Locals hit the street to pile pressure on the authorities to take action against the police personnel […]

Ruling party lawmaker demands death sentence to control rape

Kathmandu, November 26 A central leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has demanded that convicts of certain rape cases be killed in punishment so that it would deter others from the crime. NCP Central Committee member and lawmaker Amrita Thapa Magar says political parties will be forced to think of capital punishment if the […]

Two survive gang rape in Siraha; suspects on the run

Lahan, November 12 Two cases of gang rape have been reported in Siraha, a district in Province 2. A teenage girl and another 20-year-old woman were raped by a same group on the night of Bhaitika last Friday, according to police. The two of Laxmipur Patari Rural Municipality-2 were allegedly assaulted by a group of […]

Bardiya: Indian nationals arrested on rape charge

Gulariya, November 12 An 11-year-old girl in Badhaiyatal-8 of Bardiya district in western Nepal has been reportedly raped by two Indian nationals. Local police say they have arrested both of the suspects within one hour after the crime. Their identity has not been revealed. “They are 16 and 17 years old, and both have confessed […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, October 14, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Sunday have given the top priority to the death of Nepali and Korean nationals in a snowstorm on Gurja Himal of Dhaulagiri range. The newspapers, however, have reported different death tolls, from seven to nine. Death of former minister and former ambassador Chakra Prasad […]