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Man Gets Two and Half Years for Rape Attempt


Province 1, Khotang, Rupakot Majhuwagadhi

Khotang, balatkaar prayas garney lai sadey duei barsha kaid. District Court of Khotang has slapped two and half years sentence to Karnakhar Acharya, 45, of Diktel Municipality-3 for rape attempt on August 28. Kharidar at district administration office, Acharya was accused of attempting to rape a 35-year-old woman on May 19. A single bench of district court judge Ishwori Prasad Gautam gave his verdict regarding the case. The court also disqualified him for any future government jobs, according to Shrestedar Bhisma Bhattarai of the court. The victim had lodged a complaint against the accused at police office accusing him of attempting to rape her at local Lakpa hotel on the night of May 19 after luring her of making citizenship certificate. He was immediately arrested by the police after the complaint. The court had released him on bail amount of Rs 25,000 on June 15. The victim and accused both underwent health checkup at District hospital of Diktel on May 19.


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