Man held on charge of raping grandchild

GULARIYA: A person was reportedly arrested on the charge of raping his six-year-old granddaughter in Khuntipurgaun of Barbardiya Municipality-11 in Bardiya district recently.

Police have arrested the 50-year-old grandfather of the victim.

The grandfather allegedly raped the child when she was alone in the house with him, according to the District Police Office, Bardiya.

The child has been kept under the protection of Women and Children Service Centre.

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