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Three remanded in custody for sexually assaulting Raute girls

2021 Jun 30, 21:09, Karnali
This image shows Surkhet Distrit Court in Birendranagar in June 2019. Photo courtesy: Niraj Bhusal

Three persons involved in sexually assaulting girls from the Raute community have been remanded to judicial custody in Surkhet district.

A bench of Dil Prakash Sapkota at District Court, Surkhet issued an order on Wednesday to send Chauman Gharti, Bhupendra Budha and Man Bahadur Pun from Gurvakot-9 to judicial custody for further investigation.

The District Police Office informed that all three of the accused were sent to the district jail.

Two girls aged 19 and 23 years from the nomad community were taken to a hotel at a local Bhotechaur from Gurvakot-9 and sexually assaulted on June 4. Even a video of sexual violence was posted on social networking sites by the perpetrators.

The police had begun investigation after two days of the crime by arresting those involved in it. A case of human trafficking and rape has been filed against them, police informed 


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