Court Declares Three Years of Imprisonment to the Guilty of Rape

  September 7, 2021 By: INSEC

The District Court has sentenced Barun Yadav, 23, of Kalyanpur Municipality-9 to three years’ jail term on September 5, 2021, for raping a 14-year-old girl after marrying her.

A bench of Judge Prakash Kharel gave the verdict and ruled that a fine of NRs 30,000 should be paid as fine along with imprisonment.

The victim’s family had lodged a complaint at the Area Police Office, Mirchaiya on May 10, 2020, alleging that Yadav had married the girl and raped her on April 26.

The girl was examined at the District Hospital, Siraha on May 10. The accused was arrested by the Area Police Office, Mirchaiya on May 10, while Yadav was remanded in custody since June 1 after the order of the district court.

Durga Pariyar