One held on rape charge in Mahottari

GAUSHALA: A person has been arrested on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl from Samsi Rural Municipality-4 in Mahottari district.

According to Police Superintendent Kuber Kadayat at the District Police Office, Mahottari, the arrestee has been identified as local resident Lazmeshwor Mahato Nuniya of Samsi Rural Municipality-4.

He was arrested on the basis of the FIR filed by the victim's family at the DPO. He has already been presented to the District Court Mahottari and the court has remanded to keep him in police custody for further investigations into the case.