Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) has released a press statement on August 27 and demanded to publicize the fact on the killing of Nirmala Panta after rape. The statement signed by the INSEC chairperson Subodh Raj Pyakurel says “There is an increasing trend in violence against women and children and especially the incidents of rape and sexual abuse are increasing in a daily basis. It is unfortunate to see the state body of the democratic country being apathetic, prevailing of impunity and a creation of situation where victim are deprived of getting justice”. It further strongly demand government to take action against apathetic police and to bring guilt in to the legal boundary along with the proper treatment of injured and proper compensation to the victim’s family of Nirmala Panta.
Police have not yet formally publicized the name of those involved in a killing of 13 years old Nirmala Panta of Bhimdatta Municipality-2, Ultakham after rape on July 26. The dead body of Nirmala was recovered on the next day on July 27. On the afternoon of July 26, Nirmala got out from her house to meet friend and from that evening she went missing. Police recovered her cycle, books and copy in the bank of river near the street at Nimbukheda in Bhimdatta Municipality-18, the next day.During the search, her dead body was found in a sugarcane field.