Court slams five years on charge of rape

  March 20, 2019 By: INSEC

The District Court of Jhapa has ordered to sentence 30 years old Akash Rai of Arjundhara Municipality-6 for five years after finding him guilty on raping  nine years old girl.

A single bench of district court judge Khil Raj Regmi had given the verdict regarding the case. The court has also ordered for the compensation of Rs 25,000 from the convict.

The victim was raped by an accused on April 14 and complaint against him was lodged at District Police Office by the victim’s family. He was immediately arrested by the police and the victim underwent health checkup at  Mechi  Zonal Hospital on a same day.

Naresh Khati