3 Nepalese get 20 years jail term for gang-raping US woman

Gang rapeShimla: Three Nepalese, who had been residing in India for years, were handed a 20 year jail term by court in Kullu for raping a US national in June.

District judge Purender Vaidya yesterday sentenced Arjun, Lucky and Som Bahadur Tamang to a 20 jail term for gang raping the US woman who took a ride in a truck at night from Vashist village to her guest house in Manali on 4 June, 2013.

The rapists were arrested within three days of committing the crime. Police completed the investigations in record time and the trail court has held one of the speediest trail in a matter dealing with crime against women.

As Editor, Ravinder Makhaik leads a team of media professionals at Hill Post. Spanning a career of over two decades in mass communication, as a Documentary Filmmaker, TV journalist, Print Media journalist and with Online & Social Media, he brings with him a vast experience. He lives in Shimla.

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