KATHMANDU: Women activists have staged a demonstration demanding a provision for death penalty in opposition to rapists at Maitighar Mandala in the capital on Saturday.
Partially bare activists wearing black petticoats staged protests shouting slogans, ‘Execute Rapists,’ in the demonstration led with the aid of Sabitri Subedi, a campaigner of Jayanari.
Aside from female activists, the members also blanketed third genders and males. Police have intervened in the demonstration and arrested some protestors consisting of Jayanari campaigner Subedi, Riya Bhandari, third gender Sandhya Lama.
They staged a demonstration to pile pressure on the authorities to curb increasing cases of murders, violence and rapes in the country.