| March 20, 2019

Rapist sent to jail for over nine years

ILAM, June 17: The District Court Ilam has sentenced a jail-term of nine years and six months to Suman Rai, 25, of Shantidanda-5 who was on remand for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.

A bench of District Judge Nawaraj Dahal slapped the action as per the Civil Code while handing down hearing on the rape case. 

Likewise, the court has also given verdict obligating the rapist to provide with compensation of Rs 50,000 to the victim, shared Court's Registrar Jagadiswor Bhattarai. RSS