Court Orders 14 Years’ Imprisonment to the Guilty of Rape

  December 31, 2021 By: INSEC

The district court of Myagdi has ordered a jail term of 14 years to Pahal Bahadur Gharti, 47 of Pulachar in Beni Municipality-5, for raping a 14-year-old girl.

The verdict was given by District Judge Tejnarayan Paudel on December 29 and the guilty was also charged NPR 50,000 fine and was ordered to deposit NPR 2,200 to the Victim Support Fund, informed Dhruba Pokhrel from the District Attorney’s Office.

The victim was raped on June 11, 2020, and the complaint was filed at the District Police Office on June 26, 2020.

The accused was arrested immediately after the complaint was filed and a case of rape was filed against him on July 20, 2020. The accused was remanded to custody on July 20, 2020.

The health checkup of the victim was conducted at Beni Hospital on June 26, 2020.

Amrit Prasad Paudel