In Parliament, Minister Gurung refuses to debate Nirmala Pant murder
Kathmandu, June 8
Minister for Women, Children, and Senior Citizens, Parbat Gurung, has refused to discuss the infamous Nirmala Pant rape and homicide case.
While Gurung was responding to lawmakers’ queries in regards to the price range allotted to the ministry for the following fiscal yr, Nepali Congress chief Uma Regmi offered a supplementary query asking the minister to clarify what the ministry did to resolve the thriller in regards to the two-year-old homicide.
Responding to her, the minister mentioned, “I feel this isn’t the problem that I ought to reply to. This will not be the problem at the moment. This query is being requested within the House always, [but] I’m not right here to reply to this query.”
In one other context, Gurung refused the argument that instances of home violence and violence in opposition to girls elevated throughout the lockdown. “Violence exists there for the reason that previous,” he mentioned, “But, the ministry is cautious of current newspaper experiences in regards to the enhance.”
Published on June eighth, Monday, 2020 2:26 PM