5yo girl raped by septuagenarian

DAMAULI: Police said a 79-year-old man allegedly raped a five-year-old girl in Byas Municipality of Tanahun district last week.

Himlal Joshi of Patan, Byas-7 is accused of raping the minor at his own house on May 31.

The victim's mother filed a complaint against the old man with police on June 3, according to District Police Office.

The victim's family had been staying at Joshi's house as tenants.

Following the complaint, police nabbed the septuagenarian for investigation.

The District Court has remanded him to custody.

The victim underwent a medical examination and is under protection of her guardians.