Accused Sentenced to Two Years Imprisonment for Crime of Sexual Abuse

  May 27, 2024 By: INSEC

The District Court sentenced 27-year-old Omprakash Neupane of Sitaganga Municipality-14 and 39-year-old Bishnumaya Mahatara of Sandhikharka Municipality-6 to two years imprisonment for the crime of sexually abusing a 14-year-old minor.
Ramprasad Acharya of the District Court informed INSEC that the bench of Judge Shri Krishnajung Shah on 26 May found the accused guilty and sentenced them to two years of imprisonment each, a fine of Rs 20,000 each, and ordered to pay Rs 50,000 each as compensation to the victim.
The aggrieved party filed a complaint at the District Police Office on 19 June, 2022 alleging that the accused sexually abused the victim on June 19. Police arrested Neupane and Mahatara on the same day. The medical examination of the victim was also done on 19 June at Arghakhanchi Hospital, Sandhikharka.

Kul Bahadur Nepali