19-year-old youth held on rape charge from Kalanki

KATHMANDU: Police said they have arrested a teenage boy on charge of raping a younger girl from Kalanki of Kathmandu.

Identified as Rabin Neupane (19), a permanent resident of Kumari VDC-6, Nuwakot, the suspect had allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl from Dhading district in her rented room on Monday.

Both the alleged victim and perpetrator are currently residing in Kalanki.

Further investigation is underway, police said.