29 August, 2016

Kathmandu, Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI – Nepal) knocks the Supreme Court’s door demanding enactment of new law that controls and regulates acid sale and criminalizes acid attack corresponding to its gravity and obligates authorities to enforce protection measures for the victims! On behalf of JuRI Nepal, Advocate Sashi Basnet, Senior Legal Officer at JuRI Nepal; filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court on 29August, 2016.

The petitioner has sought for victim’s protection, free medical care, rehabilitation, restoring their dignity and prosecution to the perpetrators as they deserve inviolable rights to protection and life with dignity. Advocate Bishnu Pokherel and Bhagawoti Ghale from JuRI Nepal) and Rosly Pokhrel are co – petitioners of this petition.