Rape Accused Sentenced to 13 Years Imprisonment

  June 25, 2024 By: INSEC

Dailekh District Court sentenced 26-year-old Dinesh Budha of Dullu Municipality-3  to 13 years imprisonment for  raping a 16-year-old girl.

Registrar Badri Prasad Lamichhane of the District court informed that the bench of District Judge Balram Lamsal on 24 June gave the accused following verdict along with  5 lakh rupees fine, 1 lakh rupees compensation to the victim and 2200 rupees to be paid to the victims’ relief fund.

The police arrested the perpetrator in the forest near Paltada, Chamundabindrasaini Municipality-7 on 29 June on the same day the complaint was filed.

The health examination of the victim was done at the district hospital on 30 June.

According to the police investigation report, the District Public Prosecutor’s Office registered the charges in court on 20 July.  After a hearing on 21 July , the bench of the District Judge ordered to send the accused to  prison for pre-trial detention.

Amar Sunar