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Lhuentse court sentences two for raping minors

Dec 27, 2014

Lhuentse District Court sentenced a 29-year-old man to nine years imprisonment for raping a 17-year-old girl.

He is the father of an abandoned newborn that was found in a bush in Tangmachu, Lhuntse. The police had located and arrested the mother for abandoning the child and the teenage mother had revealed who the father was.

In another verdict, a 26-year-old man from Medtso Gewog in Lhuntse was also sentenced to nine years imprisonment for raping a 14-year-old girl student.

The incident took place in October this year.

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