Paul Shah’s remand period extended for 12 more days

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Kathmandu: The Tanahu District Court has remanded Paul Shah in custody for 12 days to further investigate the rape charges against him.

Shah, who has been accused of raping a minor, surrendered to police last week after a 17-year-old singer filed a case against him.

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The teenage singer had filed a rape case against Shah at the District Police Office, Tanahu. The singer, in her complaint, has said that 32-year-old Shah had raped her with a false promise of marriage.

Meanwhile, another rape case has also been lodged against Shah at the Gaidakot Area Police Office in Nawalpur.