March 20, 2017 10:47 AM NPT
BAITADI, March 20: Two persons including a juvenile have been sentenced on charges of committing a murder.
14 – year – old Keshav Kunwar (name changed) and Ramesh Singh Kunwar, 17, of Api Municipality – 4 of Darchula have been sentenced, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Kedar Khanal of District Police Office, Darchula. "Ramesh has been sentenced to 20 years in prison while Keshav has received a sentence of 10 years and nine months," he added.
Three persons were arrested in accusation of killing Ganesh Singh Kunwar of Api – 4 with a dagger on September 11, 2016. Dhirendra Singh Kunwar, 27, of the same locality was acquitted in the case on which the District Court – Darchula ruled on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Baldev Singh Mahar, 48, of Api – 11 has been sentenced to one year's imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 6,000 on charges related to possession of 2 kilos and 200 grams of hashish. He was arrested on November 21, 2016. RSS