Print Edition - 2018-08-06  |  News Digest

Man held for rape attempt

KANCHANPUR

Aug 6, 2018-Police on Saturday arrested a man from Punarbas Municipality in Kanchanpur district for attempted rape of a minor girl. The 26-year-old man is under investigation for allegedly trying to rape the 15-year-old girl by taking her to a sugarcane field on Wednesday, police said. The girl was rescued by a group of locals who had heard her scream. Police said the accused man had fled the scene of the crime after seeing people approaching. He remained in hiding for days, but police eventually learned about his whereabouts and captured him. (PR)

Published: 06-08-2018 07:33

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