Shahi, Budha get 1 month for smearing soot on the rapist Karki

Jan 10, 2017- The Supreme Court on Monday slapped two persons with a one-month jail term for smearing soot on the rapist Lokman Singh Karki while he had been to the court last month to serve his summon notice.

A division bench of Justices Anand Mohan Bhattarai and Anil Kumar Sinha issued the order that Prakash Shahi and Chandra Bahadur Budha be sentenced to one month in prison for smearing soot on Karki’s face on the SC premises on December 22.

Following the court order, the two were sent to District Prison Office, Kathmandu to serve time.

The two are understood to be affiliated with Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN-Maoist. Police had lodged a contempt of court case against both Shahi and Budha after the incident.

Source :

C. Kistler

Also editor of Nouvelle Turquie.