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Actor Paul Shah released from Tanahun Jail

The Nepal Weekly
February 28, 2023

Actor Purna Bikram Shah (Paul) has been released from Tanahun jail following a top court verdict. He was imprisoned on a charge of raping a minor girl a year ago.  After releasing from jail actor Shah said that he will continue acting profession. 

Tanahun Jail Chief Narayan Prasad Adhikari said that after receiving a letter which mentioned Shah was given clean chit over Nawalpur district’s accusation from Pokhara High Court, Shah has been released on Monday. Chief Adhikari also said that actor Shah’s sister Roshani Shah received him from jail. 

The Pokhara High Court gave a clean chit to Shah on Sunday. A bench of Judges Dilliraj Acharya and Shree Dhara Kumari Pudasaini acquitted the actor stating that the prosecution’s claim was not sufficient to support the allegations.