Accused Of Sexual Abuse Arrested

  January 7, 2024 By: Shreya Parajuli

Police arrested 54-year-old Dev Bhakta Sapkota also known as Raj Kumar of Mandandeupur Municipality-9, on January 6, for the charge of  sexually abusing a 12-year-old Child.

The alleged party filed a complaint at the District Police Office on April 9, 2023 alleging that the accused sexually assaulted the victim in a jungle on March 6, 2023. Sapkota was arrested on the same day the complaint was filed.

The health examination of the victim was done on April 9 at Dhulikhel Hospital. The Police registered a case against the accused in the district court under the charge of child sexual abuse on April 21, 2023 through the District Public Prosecutor’s Office. The accused was released on a  bond of Rs. 55,000.

The District Court found Sapkota guilty and sentenced him to three months imprisonment with a compensation of Rs. 11,000. The accused was absconding after the verdict was made.

Sumitra Acharya