Saraswati Pradhan, who was arrested on the charge of not renting a room to Rupa Sunar due to caste, has been released. Saraswati Pradhan, who was arrested for not renting a room to a Dalit girl, has been released, police said.
Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Chief SSP Ashok Singh said that he was released on bail on the order of the public prosecutor. She was released on Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday, the Newar community staged a protest at Babar Mahal in Kathmandu demanding his release.
Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Chief SSP Ashok Singh said that the District Public Prosecutor’s Office did not take his case to court and released him. Earlier, police had detained the housewife for three days and investigated her.
The investigation file was submitted to the District Public Prosecutor’s Office. The public prosecutor’s office withdrew the case, saying there was no evidence against the housewife.
The woman was arrested on the charge of refusing to rent a room in her house to television presenter Rupa Sunar due to caste. She is a woman from Baber Mahal, Kathmandu. Police released him three days later.