Court Orders 19 Years Imprisonment to the Guilty of Rape

  January 19, 2022 By: INSEC

The district court of Taplejung has ordered jail term of 19 years to Deepak Bishwakarma, 27, of Nighuradin at Atharai Tribeni Rural Municipality- 1 for raping a 13-year-old girl.

The verdict was given by the bench of Judge Prakash Raut. The guilty was also charged NPR 100,000 as compensation to the victim, informed Bench Assistant Nimachhiring Sherpa.

The victim was raped on February 22, 2021 and the case was filed at the District Police Office on February 21.

The accused was arrested on February 22 from Fingling after the complaint filed by the victim. A case of rape was filed against the accused on March 23 after which the accused was remanded to judicial custody on the same day.

The health checkup of the victim was conducted at the District Hospital on February 24.

Devraj Gurung