HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
BARA: Six-year-old girl of Bara’s Balirampur was allegedly raped by a youth of the same village yesterday night.
According to the locals, Wakil Padit Kumhal, 24, took the minor to a nearby forest at night and raped her under the influence of alcohol when they were taking part in Astayam, a religious programme.
After the minor returned weeping, complaining of pain in her private parts, furious locals beat up the youth whole night yesterday and handed him over to police today morning. He is in the custody of the District Police Office, said Inspector Ram Nath Ghimire.
The victim is being treated in the District Hospital, Kalaiya. “Investigation has begun and action would be taken against the guilty,” police said.