Accused Sentenced to 12-year-imprisonment for Statutory Rape

  June 14, 2024 By: INSEC

The District Court sentenced 27-year-old Milan Ghimire of Suryodaya Municipality-4, Shriantu to 12-year-old imprisonment for raping a 15-year-old minor.

Registrar Indra Kumar Shrestha of the District court informed that the bench of Keshav Prasad Ghimire on 12 June gave the accused the following verdict along with a fine of Rs 5,00,000.

The aggrieved party filed a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office on August 30 alleging that he had raped the victim on 29 August, 2023. Police arrested the on August 30 and subsequently registered rape case in the District Court.

Shrestha stated that Ghimire was found guilty under Sub-sections (1) and (2) of Section 219 of the National Penal Code, 2017.

The health examination of the victim was done at the District Hospital on August 30.

Manoj Adhikari