Court Declares 18 Years’ of Imprisonment to the Guilty of Rape

  March 19, 2021 By: INSEC

Sagar Kunwar, 40, of Katari Municipality-4, Sarlahi, Hariwan Municipality-4 has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for raping a 14-year-old girl.

A bench of Judge Deepak Khanal found him guilty and ordered him to pay Rs 25,000 as compensation and Rs 2,200 to the victim’s relief fund on March 18.

The victim had lodged a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office on February 5, 2020, accusing him of raping her.

Based on the complaint of the victim, the accused was arrested by the police on the same day and legal action was taken against him.

The girl was examined at the District Hospital on February 5.

Bharat Khadka