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Nepal: jailed on a lie

Christians’ confidence in the judiciary in Nepal was shattered after a court sentenced a 63-year-old pastor to ten years in prison on rape accusations that the complainant later renounced, church leaders reported in August.

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Pastor Govinda Prasad Dhakal, 63, was sentenced upon conviction for ‘frequently raping a minor’ who he and his wife had adopted in 2016. Christian leaders and his family roundly refute the allegation, citing an attempt by the alleged victim’s family to extort money.