24-year-old man arrested on rape charge

KATHMANDU: A man was arrested on charge of raping a minor girl, from Majhi village of Sangachok-9 in Sindhupalchok district on Monday.

The suspect has been identified as Saroj Majhi (24), a local resident, according to Police Inspector Kedar Basnet at the District Police Office, Sindhupalchok.

According to a complaint filed by the kin of alleged victim, 14-year-old girl was raped by Majhi on January 12.

The victim, along with her family, has been residing in a temporary shelter after the devastating April 25 earthquake.

(With inputs from Rastriya Samachar Samiti)