Court Orders Seven Years’ Imprisonment to the Guilty of Rape
The District Court of Pyuthan has ordered the imprisonment of seven years to Khem Khemraj Pun, 43, of Nauwahini Rural Municipality-7 on July 4, 2022, for raping a 48-year-old woman.
The accused was found guilty by the bench of District judge Shyam Lal Ghimire. The guilty has also been charged with compensation of NPR. 30,000 and NPR 1,300 has been charged for victim relief fund, informed Tulbahadur Gurung, Officer of the District Court.
The victim was raped by the accused on September 27, 2021, and the complaint was filed on September 28.
The accused was arrested from his residence on September 12 and a case of rape was filed against him on October 21. On July 4, 2022, the case met the threshold and hence the accused was proven guilty, informed Gurung.
The health checkup of the victim was conducted on September 28, 2021.
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