Incident Reports

Seven Remanded in Custody for Human Trafficking


Province 1, Sunsari, Itahari

Sunsari, Manab bechbikhan ka aropit 7 jana purapekshya ka lagi thuna ma. The District Court of Sunsari has remanded seven hotel operators of Itahari Municipality and Hansposa VDC in custody on July 31 on charge of human trafficking. Radha Tamang, 46, of Itahari Municipality-1, Radha Acharya, 45, of Hansposa VDC-8, Sapana Shakya Shrestha, 35, of Itahari Municipality-5, Gyanumaya Rai, 38, of Hansposa VDC-8, Rupa Tamang, 42 of same VDC, Sabitri Bhandari, 34, of Itahari Municipality-5 and Manoj Chaudhary, 32, of Itahari Municipality-6 were remanded as per the district court order. Additional District Judge Sharada Prasad Koirala ordered to keep them in remand, said Shrestedar Bishnu Kumar Giri of the district court. The women have been sent to the district prison in Morang whereas Manoj Chaudhary was sent to regional prison in Jhumka. The area police office of Itahari had arrested the accused on June 30 based on the complaint lodged by two women. The case against them was lodged in court on July 1. The victims had lodged a complaint against the accused on charge of forcefully involving them in prostitution after selling them. All the accused are the hotel operators in Itahari.