A previous UN authority has been imprisoned in Nepal for explicitly mishandling youngsters.

Subside John Dalglish, 62, from Canada, was confined close Kathmandu in 2018 and sentenced a month ago.

He was condemned to nine years for mishandling a 12-year-old kid and seven for attacking a 14-year-old kid. It is misty if the terms run simultaneously.

Dalglish, a prominent helpful laborer since the 1980s, had denied the charges and his legal counselor revealed to Reuters he would offer.

“Fair treatment has not been satisfied during the examination for the situation. So we’ll claim,” the legal advisor, Rahul Chapagain, said.

Dalglish was additionally requested to pay of 500,000 rupees ($4,600; £3,600) to every injured individual. Both young men were in his home when he was captured.

“The judge is yet to choose whether he should serve a complete 16 years in prison or be discharged following nine years. Much of the time of a comparable sort, sentences get covered however it is upon the judge to choose,” a locale court authority revealed to AFP news office.

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Dalglish was a well-regarded philanthropic, engaged with ventures over the globe. In 2016, he was granted the Order of Canada – the nation’s second-most astounding regular citizen respect – for his work with distraught kids.

He helped to establish Street Kids International during the 1980s, which later converged with Save the Children.

All the more as of late, Dalglish held senior positions in UN offices, including head of UN-Habitat in Afghanistan in 2015.

In Nepal, Dalglish was a consultant to the International Labor Organization in the mid 2000s.


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