Monday, 27 May, 2024

  Man gets 10-year jail term for rape  


Syangja, Sept 19 :  The District Court Syangja on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old man to ten years in prison for rape of a teenager.    

He is Rahamad Alimiya also known as Phatte residing in Bhirkot municipality-2 and was convicted of rape against the 19-year-old girl on December 23, 2017, court registrar Nanda Prasad Acharya said.

The perpetrator has also been ordered to pay compensation of Rs 30,000 to the victim.    

 A bench headed by court judge Ramanath Poudyal gave a verdict to this end.

According to court registrar Acharya, the girl's family had filed a complaint against Miya at the ward office.Girl's medical checkup was conducted at the Gandaki Hospital, Pokhara, police said. (RSS)