Court Slams life sentence to a convict on charge of witchcraft allegation

  June 7, 2018 By: INSEC

The District Court of Rasuwa has ordered to sentence 39 years old Kancha Sherpa Thing, Neema Tenjing Thing and 43 year old Chenurpu Tamang for life after finding them guilty on killing 56 years old Tulsi Thing of Naukunda Rural Municipality-6, Dhormugaun on April 6, 2017 on witchcraft allegation. The court has also ordered for penalty of Rs 50,000 from each of them.

A bench of district court judge Babu Ram Subedi had given the verdict regarding the case on June 5. The hearing of other 11 accused are pending. The victim’s family will be provided relief of Rs 5,00,000 from the government of Nepal.

Hem Nath Khatiwada