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Rape case filed against Paul Shah in Tanahu


Nepalnews
2022 Mar 22, 15:11, Tanahun

A rape case has also been filed against actor Paul Shah in the Tanahu District Court.

The government prosecutor's office has filed a case against Shah on the basis of a complaint filed by a 16-year-old girl. According to Chief District Attorney Ram Chandra Sharma of the District Government Attorney's Office, Tanahu, the case has been filed claiming that he has committed an offense under Section 219, 1, and 2 of the Criminal Code, 2074 BS. The said article of the law states that if a man takes part in sexual activities without a woman's consent, it will be considered as rape and even if a woman under the age of 18 is part of sexual activities with her consent, it is still considered rape.

Punishment has been demanded against Shah in accordance with Article 219 (3) (c) of the Criminal Code, 2074 BS. Those who rape a girl between the ages of 14 and 16 will be sentenced to 12 to 14 years in prison.

After the girl had filed a complaint against Shah at the District Police Office, Nawalparasi East, another case has been filed against Shah in Tanahun.

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