76-year-old man held on charge of raping minor girl in Bhaktapur

KATHMANDU: A septuagenarian man allegedly raped a minor girl in Bhaktapur district.

Police said Babu Kaji Basnet (76) from Suryabinayak Municipality-7 of the district allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl from Katunje Gairigaun, Suryabinayak-4.

After receiving a complaint against him, police arrested the suspect for investigation.

Meanwhile, police said the alleged victim underwent a medical test.