Court Declares Eleven Years’ Imprisonment To Rape Accused

  September 26, 2020 By: INSEC

District court has sentenced Lok Bahadur Ghatani, 45, of Tawashri in Udayapurgadhi rural municipality-5 to 11 years in prison for raping a 48-year-old woman. The decision was made on September 23.

A bench of Judge Deepak Khanal has ordered to pay Rs 50,000 compensation to the victim along, informed Tehasildar Raj Kumar Acharya.

The victim had lodged a complaint against Lok Bahadur at the Area Police Office, Katari on December 30, 2019, accusing him of raping her.

After the complaint, the accused, who was absconding, was found guilty of not appearing even after repeatedly appealing for his presence.

Tehsildar Raj Kumar Acharya said that the court had sentenced Bhagiram Pariyar, 45, of Tapli rural municipality-5 to 10 years imprisonment on April 18, 2018, for his involvement in the incident.

The health examination of the victim was conducted at the District Hospital on January 4, 2017.

Bharat Khadka