Three Years and Six Months Imprisonment For Rape

  June 29, 2023 By: INSEC

On June 28, 2023, the district court reached a verdict in the case of the rape of a 22-year-old girl, convicting 35-year-old Dumbarkumar Limbu from Fedap Rural Municipality-3. The presiding judge, Pramesh Pokharel, found the accused guilty and sentenced him to three years and six months of imprisonment. In addition to the prison term, the court ordered the accused to pay a fine of 26,000 rupees.

The victim had filed a complaint against the accused at the district police office on December 16, 2021, alleging that the accused had raped her on December 15, 2021. Acting on the complaint, the police arrested the accused on February 13, 2022, in Dharan, Sunsari. A case of rape was registered in the district court on March 8, 2022, by the public prosecutor’s office.

Following the court’s order on March 7, 2022, the accused remained in custody awaiting trial. The health examination of the victim was conducted at the district hospital on December 15, 2021, as part of the investigation into the incident.

Suresh Khatri