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One arrested for raping 7-year-old in Achham

  • Same arrestee involved in attempted rape of 14-yr-old
- Post Report, ACHHAM

Oct 21, 2018-

Police have arrested a man in connection to incidents of rape and an attempted rape in Achham district.

An 18-year-old man, a resident of Kamalbazar Municipality-5, has been arrested for raping a 7-year-old girl and attempting to rape another 14-year-old girl, police said.

The police said the arrested individual has admitted having committed the crimes.

According to police, the arrestee attempted to rape the 14-year-old girl, who was herding cattle at the nearby Bhedichada Nwashain forest on October 19 at around 10 am. The girl, however, managed to escape from the hands of the culprit. She then shared her ordeal with her family following which it was revealed that the same person had raped the 7-year-old child at Nwashain stream of the same forest on September 19.

The 7-year-old girl’s father in his statement has said the perpetrator lured the little girl by giving her his watch and raped her. The victim’s father further said that his daughter was too afraid to speak about the incident because the perpetrator had threatened to kill her if she spoke about the incident.

District Police Chief DSP Janak Bahadur Shahi informed that they are looking into the case and investigations are underway.

Published: 21-10-2018 13:35

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