Surkhet: District court Dailekh has sentenced a dead person to life imprisonment. After the death of the convict, the district court has sentenced the convict to life imprisonment.
The Dailekh district court has sentenced 20 years in jail for releasing 25-year-old Dil Kumari BC (then) of Dungeshwar Gaonpalika-2.
According to court judge Indra Bahadur Karki, Bista was found guilty of committing the crime while he was alive. “According to the universal principle of criminal justice, the offender should not be punished even if he dies while he is alive.” He said Bista died at the age of 75 on June 28, 2078, while the matter was being investigated.
From the very next day of the incident, Bista, who was absconding, was living in Surkhet since September 20.