The District Court of Chitwan has ordered to sentence 61 years old elderly man Govinda Dhakal for 10 years after finding him guilty on raping 12 years old girl. A single bench of district court judge Murari Babu Shrestha had given the verdict regarding the case. The court has also ordered for the compensation of Rs 20,000 from the convict.
The victim’s family had lodged an FIR against the convict on November 12 at District Police Office after the victim revealed the incident to her mother. The victim underwent a health checkup at regional hospital of Surkhet and based on a complaint, the accused was arrested by the police according to Area Police Office of Ratnanagar.
The incident was made public after the victim’s mother lodged complaint along with evidences of rape against the accused at District Police Office who was operating child home at Bhaktini Bagaicha at Ratnanagar Municipality-1.
The victim complained that she was abused by the convict in many other occasion since five years. After the incident, other three girls were rescued from the house.