1 arrested for sexual harassment from bus in Kageshwari Manahara

KATHMANDU: A person has been arrested for allegedly harassing a women in a bus at Hariyali Basti in Kageshwari Manahara Municipality-5 in Kathmandu on Friday, police said.

The arrestee has been identified as a 28-year-old Dorje Sherpa currently residing in the Municipality.

Sherpa was arrested from the bus (Ba 2 Kha 8823), plying in the Ratnapark-Sankhu route, when he allegedly harrassed a women travelling in the same bus, informed police.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, police.

Metropolitan Police Office, in association with community service centres and transport entrepreneurs, had launched a sting operation to discourage sexual harassment on public transport from August 2.

The operation has been named ‘Safety Pin Campaign’.