Accused Sentenced to Three and Half Years Imprisonment for Crime of Rape

  July 9, 2024 By: INSEC

The District Court has sentenced 44-year-old Baburam Belbase to 3 years and 6 months of imprisonment for the crime of raping a 51-year-old woman with disability.

Ram Prasad Acharya, a Non-Gazetted First Class Officer of the District Court case division, informed INSEC that the bench of Judge Shri Krishnajung Shah on July 8 sentenced the accused to imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 150,000 and ordered Rs 150,000 as compensation to the victim.

The victim filed a complaint at the District Police Office on August 23, 2023 stating that Belbase had raped the victimon August 22. Subsequently, Belbase was arrested on the same day.

The health examination of the victim was done on 23 August at Arghakhanchi District Hospital, Sandhikharka.


Kulbahadur Nepali