Print Edition - 2018-08-05  |  News Digest

Man held for rape attempt in Bhimdutta


Aug 5, 2018-

Police on Saturday arrested a 40-year-old man from Bhimdutta Municipality-10, Kanchanpur, on attempted rape charge. The accused allegedly attempted to rape a five-year-old girl. The suspect, a distant relative of the victim, was living in the girl’s house for the last few days. Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi said the accused attempted to rape the minor when she was alone at home. Locality residents handed the accused to police after they came to know about the incident. This incident comes 10 days after a 13-year-old girl in Bhimdutta-2 was raped and murdered. Police are yet to arrest the culprits. There has been public outrage in Nepal over the rising incidences of crimes against women and young girls. (RSS)

Published: 05-08-2018 07:48

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