The Saptari district court has ordered to send two minors accused of involved in a gang rape incident to correction home here today. The younger boys were arrested on the charge of raping 17-year old girl. The district judge Chandra Mani Gyawali sent them to the correction home in Birgunj until further hearings today.
The girl was raped by the four men on Monday morning and she took her own life the same night. The girl and her family were forced by the Panchayat, village council, to settle the matter threatening them not to make the incident public.
After the complaint, the culprits were arrested while pancha (local men) who had forced to settle the case internally case was ordered to pay Rs 110,000 bail. These men Jaykanta Mandal, Vasudev Mandal and Satyanarayan Mandal were released on bail today.
Source: National News Agency Nepal