NAWALPARASI: A 65-year-old man was arrested by the police for allegedly raping a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in West Nawalparasi. The incident took place on Sunday evening.
The accused has been identified as Kum Bahadur Gurung of Sunwal Municipality-6. Police apprehended Gurung acting upon a complaint against him filed by the girl’s relatives.
Gurung is accused of sexually harassing the child who, in course of playing, reached Gurung’s house when he was alone.
The victim’s medical examination was conducted at Prithvi Chandra Hospital. District Police Office’s Information Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Birendra Thapa confirmed the arrest of the accused.
Further investigation into the case is underway, said police.