53-year-old man held for paedophilia in Chitwan

CHITWAN: Police in Chitwan district have arrested a man on charge of paedophilia.

Police arrested 53-year-old Himlal Sunar of Narayani Municipality-10 in west Chitwan for allegedly sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy from the same locality.

The Chitwan District Police Office stated in a press release today that Sunar was arrested yesterday after a complaint was file against him the previous day.

Sunar is accused of taking the boy to a banana plantation near the village and compelling him to indulge in an unnatural sexual activity with him.

According to the alleged victim's kin, Sunary preyed on the boy at different times either by luring him with money or threatening him.