One held for raping 17-year-old girl in Kalanki, another at large

KATHMANDU: Police arrested one of the two persons accused of gang-raping a 17-year-old girl in a guest house in Kalanki, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-14, on Wednesday afternoon.

The arrested has been identified as Rabin Shrestha (23) of Gajuri Rural Municipality-1 in Dhading district, currently residing in KMC-14.

Acting on the complaint filed by the victim, a team of security personnel deployed from Metropolitan Police Circle, Kalimati arrested Shrestha.

According to police, Shrestha and another person -- identified as Madan Thapa Magar of Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality in Dhading -- raped the teenage girl, in Pashupati Guest House, Kalanki.

Meanwhile, an investigation into the case is underway and search is on for Magar who is still at large, police informed.