A Nepali Youth Sent To Jail For [email protected] A Facebook Friend In Australia

Posted By Badal Nepal || Date: 16 September, 2016

OSNepalNews, Kathmandu, 16th Sep: A Nepali youth residing in Australia since 2006 on Wednesday was convicted of [email protected] on one of his Facebook friends and sent to jail for six years.News portals from Victoria said Anjan Shrestha (29) was convicted by Judge Geoff Chettle at the County Court yesterday.He had [email protected] the woman in her 20s in August 2014 at the Berwick nightclub, which was then called Blitz, the court observed.

“… Earlier the woman, aged in her early 20s, had detailed her clubbing plans online to her large number of Facebook friends, including Shrestha, whom she had never met,” the Herald Sun reported, “Hours later, Shrestha drove to the nightclub in Berwick, which was then called Blitz, and sat waiting in his car, his headlights off, until the woman left about 2 am.”

He sat for about 30 minutes, watching as she went with friends to buy chips from a kebab shop. After her friends left her, he pounced. Shrestha called out, then pushed her to the ground, where he [email protected] her,” the report explained.

“The woman tried to avoid the car, and did not respond when Shrestha called out her name,” according to The Age report.