Three arrested on gang rape charge from Capital

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Sep 18, 2018-

Police have arrested three youths for allegedly gang raping a 21-year-old girl from Bhimdhunga of Nagarjun Municipality in Kathmandu on Monday.

A team of Metropolitan Police Circle, Teku apprehended Arjun Lama, Ram Krishna Nagarkoti and Surya Lama in connection to the case.

According to the police, Arjun Lama, one of the arrested who knew the victim, had offered her to have lunch with him on yesterday afternoon. Lama then took the victim, a resident of Syuchatar, Kathmandu, to Bhimdhunga where they entered Nagarkoti’s eatery. The arrested trio had raped the girl inside the eatery, informed police.

The family of the victim filed a missing person complaint at the police after the girl did not return late that night. The police commenced search for the girl and found her along with the trio at Bhimdhunga-based Nagarkoti’s eatery.

Kathmandu Police Circle SP Ram Dutta Joshi informed that police are investigating the matter adding that they are offering counseling to the victim.

“A medical examination has been conducted on the victim,” said SP Joshi, “Investigation regarding the matter is underway.”

Published: 18-09-2018 15:08

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