Youth arrested for raping minor in KMC

KATHMANDU:  A youth has been arrested on the charge of raping an underage girl in Machhapokhari of KMC-16 on Thursday.

The accused has been identified as Raju Nagarkoti (24) of Chapagaun in Lalitpur district.

Police arrested Nagarkoti for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl of Dhading district, when she was alone in her rented room in Machhapokhari of KMC, according to police.

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