OAG NOT SAT­IS­FIED WITH PUNAKHA COURT’S RAPE JUDG­MENT

Business Bhutan - - Nation -

The Of­fice of the At­tor­ney Gen­eral is not sat­is­fied with the Punakha court’s judg­ment which con­victed a man to 16 years in prison for the rape of his sixyear old step-daugh­ter. The OAG is now seek­ing to ap­peal to the high court. Ac­cord­ing to the OAG, the crime com­mit­ted by the 39-year-old man is grave and falls un­der the cat­e­gory of the heinous act as per the Bhutan’s pe­nal code.

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