Girl, 17, raped by three men in Rautahat


Oct 24, 2018-

A 17-year-old girl was raped at Gujra Municipality in Rautahat district on early Monday morning.

Police on Tuesday said  they were after three suspects, one of which is  the victim’s neighbour. The teenager was raped while she was returning home from a local fair, she has mentioned in her statement recorded with Area Police Office in Chandranigahapu.

 In her statement, the girl has claimed that her neighbour offered her a ride home on his motorcycle while she was walking back home in the wee hours of Monday; but instead of taking her home, he took her to a canal where he and his two friends forced themselves on her.  

After committing the crime, the three men were reportedly taking the girl towards a forest on the motorcycle when she managed to escape by biting the hand of one of the attackers.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Yuvaraj Khadka claimed that all three suspects have been identified.They will be arrested and brought to justice, he said. Meanwhile, the girl is being treated at Chandrani-gahapur Hospital.


Man tries to assault two women on same night

DHANUSHA: Police have arrested a 20-year-old man from Mithila Municipality-7 in Dhanusha district for trying to rape two women on the same night. The suspect allegedly attempted to rape two women on Saturday evening, police said. First he barged into the house of a 26-year-old woman and attempted to rape her.

He ran away when the woman retaliated, but before long he attacked another woman, police said. According to the District Police Office in Dhanusha, three incidents of rape were reported in the district in the past 10 days.

Published: 24-10-2018 08:01

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