Why a deadline for sexual assault victims to get justice?

KATHMANDU, May 21: It is only fair and rational to think that the deadline for justice should be when the victims get justice and the perpetrators get punished. However, the National Penal Code Act 2017, Chapter 18, Section 229 (2), statute of limitations, states that “no complaint shall lie after the expiry of one year from the date of commission of any of the offences such as rape, sexual harassment, child sexual abuse, among others.”

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