Life Imprisonment Sentence To Bara Rape Culprit
BARA: Bara District Court on Tuesday sentenced a man to life imprisonment on the charges of raping and killing a 7-year old minor of Kaliya, Bara District .A single bench of district court judge Lipta Bahadur Thapa pronounced the verdict on Tuesday convicting Gupta on two counts of rape and murder. Gupta has been given 20-year prison for murder and 15-year for rapeThe court has also ordered Gupta to pay a compensation of Rs 2 lakhs to the victim family. T he District Court has convicted a 28-year-old youth of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl and sentenced him for 35 years in jail and confiscation of his properties today.
Though death penalty is considered equally cruel and inhuman treatment through human rights perspective, the campaigners, however, said there has not been change in mentality towards such heinous crime. “If they take someone’s life, they don’t deserve to live either,” said Parmod Gupta. They want death penalty particularly in case of minor’s rape. Beti Bachao Struggle committee, which has been advocating for the victim’s family, has welcomed the decision to deliver such a swift verdict on the case