Nepal | September 24, 2019

Held for rape

Himalayan News Service

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.

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