2 jailed for raping underage girls

Published On: April 10, 2017 11:58 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

GAIGHAT, April 10: Udayapur district court on Sunday sentenced two people for separate cases of rape involving two underage girls.

District Court, Udayapur has sentenced Dik Bahadur Pathak, 55, of Lafagaun – 5, Udayapur to 10 years in jail along with a fine of Rs 50,000 for raping a girl.

Similarly, the court also sentenced Bol Man Rai, 23, of Mainamaini -9 to eight years in imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs 15,000 on the rape charge.

A single bench of Judge Mahendra Bahadur Karki issued the sentence on Pathak, District Court Udayapur, Registrar Rit Bahadur Magar shared.

Rai was handed out the sentence by a single bench of Judge Raj Kumar Koirala, according to the court.

Pathak has been convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl from his neighborhood on July 30 while Rai of raping a nine-year-old girl on January 6. RSS

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