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One arrested for rape of 12-year-old girl in Bajura

- ARJUN SHAH, Dhangadhi

Jan 16, 2019-

A man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in raping a 12-year-old girl in Bajura. The suspect has been identified as Dal Bahadur Thapa, 47, of Budhiganga Municipality-8, Nuwakot.

According to DSP Uddhav Singh Bhat of District Police Office, Bajura, Thapa raped the minor when she had gone to feed buffalo at shed.

Police said that they came to know about the incident five days after the crime as Thapa had threatened to assault her if she revealed the incident to anyone.

The victim’s mother had inquired her daughter after she saw torn clothes. DSP Bhat said that Thapa was arrested after the victim’s mother lodged a complaint against him at the District Police Office.

Thapa has confessed the crime during the interrogation, DSP Bht said.

The child has been kept at the Martadi-based Safe House after a medical check-up.

 

 

Published: 16-01-2019 18:01

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