Seven And A Half Years Of Jail Sentence To Rape Accused

  August 15, 2020 By: INSEC

Prem Bahadur Thapa, 29, of Ghiring Rural Municipality-5 has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison by the District Court, Tanahu for raping a mentally disabled 25-year-old woman. The decision was taken by the district court on August 13.

The bench of District Court Judge Basudev Poudel declared him guilty and sentenced him for seven and a half years in prison and charged Rs 50,000 as compensation, informed Shrestedar Jiwan Paudel to INSEC Representative.

The victim was raped on January 17, 2020, and the complaint was filed on January 24 at the District Police Office and he was arrested on the same day.

A court case was filed against him on February 14, 2020, and he was sent for judicial custody on February 17.

Health checkup of the victim was conducted on January 24, 2020, at Damauli Hospital.

Prakash Chandra Bhattarai