Kathmandu, June 27
Police yesterday arrested a person for allegedly raping a minor in Chabahil.
The rape suspect has been identified as Chhiri Dawa Sherpa, 30, of Dolakha district.
According to a complaint lodged with Gaushala-based Metropolitan Police Circle, Sherpa had lured the 15-year-old girl before raping her in his room. Kathmandu District Court has remanded him to seven-day judicial custody for legal action.
Further investigation into the case is under way, said police.
A version of this article appears in print on June 28, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.