Rolpa youth arrested on rape charge from Bhaktapur

KATHMANDU: A youth has been arrested on charge of raping a minor in Bhaktapur, on Monday.

The suspect has been identified as Purna Bahadur Budha (18), a permanent resident of Rolpa district, currently working at Swet Brick Kiln in Tathali of Nagarkot Municipality-2.

It has been learnt that Budha raped a four-year-old girl who was also residing around the same brick kiln. The minor girl is said to be from Surkhet of mid-western Nepal.

Meanwhile, police have sent both the suspect and the victim to Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for medical tests.

Police said they are investigating into the case.