58yo shaman accused of raping client in Banepa

BANEPA: Police on Monday filed a rape case against a 58-year-old man who allegedly preyed upon an ill girl who visited him for treatment through shamanism in Banepa.

The suspect, Prem Timilsina, was arrested on Saturday following a complaint lodged by family members of the alleged victim, according to DSP Navin Raj Rai at the Dhulikhel based Kavrepalanchok District Police Office.

It has been learned that the girl is pregnant for three months after the alleged rape.

Timilsina was currently residing in Banepa-5.

Another shaman was also arrested on charge of raping one of his clients from Shankhu VDC of the district earlier.