Elderly held on rape charge in Chitwan

CHITWAN: An elderly man was arrested on charge of raping a 15-year-old girl from Ratnanagar in Chitwan district.

The accused was arrested on rape charge based on the complaint lodged by the victim, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Dayanidhi Gyawali of Area Police Office, Tandi.

The 75-year-old, also a local witch doctor, has been charged of raping the teenager under the pretext of treating her.