Court Declares 10 Years’ Sentence to the Guilty of Human Trafficking

  February 23, 2021 By: INSEC

Sukman Tamang, 28, of Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-6 has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by the district court for trafficking a 20-year-old girl to India.

A bench of District Judge Umesh Prasad Luitel on February 21 sentenced the accused Tamang to 10 years jail term and fined NRs 50,000. He was also charged NRs 50,000 as compensation to the victim, informed District Court Judge Indra Kumar Khadka.

Police had arrested Tamang from Belkotgadhi Municipality-7 of Nuwakot on May 28 while he was taking a young woman from Tadi village to India via Devighat-Galchi road.

Police had remanded Tamang in custody for trial on June 1 under the Human Trafficking and Transportation Act.

Navadeep Shrestha