•      Sat Dec 9 2023

Man gets 10-year jail term for rape

Syangja, Sept 19: The District Court Syangja on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old 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 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 later had filed a complaint against Miya at the ward office.

Girl’s medical checkup was conducted at the Gandaki Hospital, Pokhara, police said.