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.