NSU blocks road demanding justice for gang-raped girl

The Nepal Students Union (NSU), Padma Kanya Campus Unit has halted the transport services in the Bagbaazar road yesterday, demanding the authority concerned to deliver justice to rape victim, Puja Bohara.

Puja Bohara, a woman from Baitadi district was victim to a gang rape two years back while preparing for her School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams.

The outraged students union’s members chanting slogans as ‘ End violence against women’, ‘Take appropriate action the culprit of the rape’ and obstructed transport service from 9 am to 9: 30 am this morning.

In the ‘chakka jam’ programme, Sadhana Ghimire, the Chairperson of the Unit of NSU, Padmakanya College, underscored the need for all the women to curb the increasing cases of rape in the country, owing to weak implementation of law.

Chairperson Ghimire, on the occasion, demanded the government to take stern punitive action against the culprits of the Puja’s rape.

Source: THT