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Kavre Court sends 'rapist' father to custody

  

RAJ KUMAR PARAJULI

The man has been accused of raping his 19-year-old daughter frequently in last six years.

KAVRE: The District Court, Kavre on Friday sent a man, accused of frequent rapes on her daughter, to judicial custody.

A single bench of judge Gopal Prasad Banstola sent the 47-year-old Prakash KC of SubbaGaun, Panauti Municipality-2 to the custody.

The man has been accused of raping his 19-year-old daughter frequently in last six years.

The lady had filed a complaint at the District Police Office against her dad on August 15. Police had nabbed KC on the following day.

According to the girl, KC raped her for the last time on August 14 afternoon.

The girl reportedly tried to kill self by consuming a poison in a jungle in district headquarters Dhulikhel in mid-August. But, she was rescued from the suicide attempt by some kin.

The girl had told police and reporters that she tried suicide after no one in the family including mother, brother and uncle denied her claim about the father's crime. The family members rather had tried to prove her a psychologically retarded person, which a medical test later denied.

The girl had also accused her 72-year-old grandfather of the same crime. Following the accusation, the septuagenarian Indra Bahadur killed self on August 25.

The victim is currently residing at an NGO named Raksha Nepal.

If the father is convicted in the case, he will be slapped a six-year imprisonment for rape, plus a 10-year jail term for incest.

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