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Cases of human rights violation up

Himalayan News Service

Chitwan, December 30

As many as 79 cases of serious human rights violation have been recorded in Chitwan in the year 2017. Of them, 30 cases are related to rape.

As per the report made public by Informal Sector Service Centre in Bharatpur today, 25 minor girls and five women were raped this year in the district.

INSEC Chitwan representative Dipendra Adhikari said 20 incidents of rape attempts on 13 minors and seven women have been recorded this year.

Similarly, a total of 12 murder cases have been recorded in the district in which two males, eight females and two minors were killed.

A male was kidnapped during the period while eight women and a minor girl were trafficked.

Earlier, a total of 64 incidents of serious human rights violation were reported in the district in 2016. Of them, 19 were rape cases and 25 rape attempts.

Chitwan District Court gave its verdict on 20 cases of human rights violation in the year.


A version of this article appears in print on December 31, 2017 of The Himalayan Times.


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