Court Declares Twelve and Half Years’ of Imprisonment to Rape Accused

  December 11, 2020 By: INSEC

A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison by the district court on December 9 for raping a three-year-old girl.

A bench of Judge Khadka Bahadur KC passed the verdict, informed Durga Prasad Basyal, of the district court.

The victim had lodged a complaint at the District Police Office on June 11, 2019, alleging that the accused had raped her on June 3. The accused was arrested by the police on June 13. The accused was remanded in custody for trial as per the order of the district court on July 22.

The victim was examined at the District Hospital, Palpa on June 11, 2019.

Yagyamurti Timilsina