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Court Slaps 12 Years Sentence to Rapist


Province 1, Khotang, Diprung

org SMS ALert: Khotang,balatkaari laai 12 barsha kaid. Khotang/ September 26 The district court of Khotang has slapped 12 years sentence to a rapist. The court also ordered to extract Rs 75,000 from Kishore Bhujel, 25, of Danda Gaun VDC-1 as compensation on September 26, convicting him of raping a 5-year-old girl. A single bench of district court judge Ishwori Prasad Gautam gave the verdict regarding the case, said shrestedar Bhisma Bhattarai of district court. Bhujel was remanded in custody since July 20 in Diktel prison. He was accused of raping the girl on June 21 in an inebriated state and was arrested following a complaint lodged by the victim's family on June 21. The victim underwent medical checkup at district hospital of Diktel on the same day.


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