Rapist gets life imprisonment in Baitadi district

BAITADI: The District Court, Baitadi has sentenced a person to life imprisonment including additional term of eight years in jail for murder of a girl after gang rape.

The bench of the District Court Judge Bishnu Prasad Gautam handed down a jail sentence of 28 years to 18-year-old Bharat Ram Luhar of Patan Municipality-1 on the charge of murdering a 16-year-old girl of local Melauli Municipality on July 18, 2017 after a gang rape.

Manoj Ram Dayal (27) of the district, another person convicted for his involvement in the gang rape, has been sentenced life imprisonment.