The District Court of Saptari has ordered to sentence 37 years old Bhikhan Ram of Khadak Municipality-7 for 11 years after finding him guilty on raping eight years old girl. The court has also ordered for the compensation of RS 50,000 from the convict to the victim.
A single bench of District Court judge Sudarshan lamichhane had given the verdict regarding the case on January 2. The victim was raped by the convict on the night of June 14, 2018 in the mango garden. The victim’s father had lodged complaint against the accused at Area Police Office on a same day and complaint was registered against him.
The victim on June 15 underwent health checkup at Umaprasad Memorial Hospital. He was arrested on June 15 and was remanded in custody by the court order on July 11.
Manohar Kumar Pokhrel