Dad-son duo held for rape, forced abortionPolice have arrested a father-son duo in a rape and forced abortion case involving a 14-year-old girl in Surkhet.
Police have arrested a father-son duo in a rape and forced abortion case involving a 14-year-old girl in Surkhet.
The father and his 18-yearold son from Gangamala Municipality-18 were detained on Monday, following a complaint recorded by the girl’s parents. Police Inspector Jaya Singh Bista at Chhinchau Area Police Office said the son had allegedly raped the minor girl on April 28 and his father had assisted him in aborting the baby after learning that the girl had become pregnant. The abortion was performed at a Birendranagar-based clinic, five months after the girl was raped.
Inspector Bista said the father and son are being kept in custody for investigation. Rape, murder convict gets 35 years in jail BARA: The Bara District Court has slapped 35 years jail term to a man in the 2014 rape and murder case of an eight-yearold girl in Kalaiya.
A single bench of Judge Surya Bahadur Thapa on Sunday sentenced Arbinda Lal Das, 30, to 15 years in prison for raping the minor girl and another 20 years for her murder.
Judge Thapa also ordered Das to pay Rs 100,000 in damages.
Two others—Madan Kumar Mishra and Pawan Kumar Mishra—were also sentenced to two years and six months in prison as accessories to the crime.