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Another teenager raped in Kanchanpur

- Post Report, KANCHANPUR

Aug 31, 2018-

At a time when the entire nation is enraged and protesting the rape and subsequent murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta in Kanchanpur, another teenager has been raped in Beldaandi Rural Municipality of the district.

According to police, a 15-year-old girl of Beldaandi Rural Municipality-1 was raped allegedly by one of her friends on Thursday night.

The victim was attending a puja (worship) at her house when a friend phoned her. After talking on the phone, she went to meet her friend but she was raped on the way, informed police.

As per the preliminary investigation, four friends of the victim had come to meet her and one of her friends allegedly raped her.

“We are yet to ascertain if it is a case of gang rape or a single person committed the crime,” District Police Office, Kanchapur, DSP Krishna Raj Ojha said, “The victim is under police protection following medical tests.”

The victim’s kin began searching for the 15-year-old after she did not return home late that night. They immediately informed the police after they found her in the vicinity of their home at around 2:30-3am on Friday.

DSP Ojha said that all the suspects are at large.

Published: 31-08-2018 13:21

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