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Teacher Accused of Raping Student Remanded in Custody


Lumbini, Gulmi, Chandrakot

Kaski, Balika balatkaar gareko aropit virudh ujuri. Kaski/October 14 District Court has remanded Dandapani Dhakal, 47, of Arupokhari VDC-8, Gorkha and currently living in Bhandardhik of Lekhnath Municipality-1 in custody on October 13. Dhakal, the teacher at Jan Pakrash Higher Secondary School and in-charge of Integrated Hotel for the Blind was accused of raping an 18-year-old student. The bench of District Judge Ram Prasad Oli made the decision. The girl’s family members filed a complaint at District Police Office on September 17 accusing Dhakal of raping her at the guest room of the hostel on September 4. Police arrested Dhakal on the same day under the charge of rape. Medical checkup of the girl was conducted at Western Regional Hospital on September 17. S


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