Youth arrested for rape in Lalitpur

KATHMANDU: Police have reportedly arrested a person on the charge of rape from Lalitpur Metropolitan City-17 on Monday night.

After receiving information of the incident, a team assigned from Mangal Bazaar-based Metropolitan Police Sector arrested Sundar Karki (21) of Dudhauli Municipality-6 of Sundhuli district, currently residing in Mangal Bazaar.

According to police, Karki had cajoled a 16-year-old girl to his residence at Mangal Bazaar and raped her.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, police informed.