Court sentence one month along with penalty on charge of child marriage

  March 6, 2018 By: INSEC

The District Court of Dailekh has ordered to sentence 26 years old Hemanta Thapa of Narayan Municipality-11 for one month along with penalty of Rs 10,000 on charge of marrying 15 years old girl. He was charged for child marriage.

The court has also ordered for a penalty of Rs 1000 each from Gagan Bahadur Thapa and Sher Bahadur Thapa on assisting marriage.

The victim’s party had lodged complaint against the accused at police office on charge of luring the girl and forcing her for marriage.

The case was registered at District Court based on a complaint lodged by the victim’s family.

Amar Sunar