Rape accused busted in Saptari

SAPTARI: Police busted a youth on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl in Khadak Municipality-5 of Saptari.

The arrested has been identified as local resident Sadam Miya (21).

Police have registered a case against him immediately.

Miya had allegedly raped the teenaged girl at his home on Wednesday. The victim shared, “He proposed me to move around the place while I was observing Chhath festival on the bank of Chapin river in Khojpur area.” She added he took her to his home and raped her.

Her health examination was carried out at Ram Kumar Uma Prasad Sharada Memorial Hospital in Lahan Municipality of Siraha district after the victim’s mother lodged a complaint on Thursday.

The rape-accused was arrested on Saturday and a case of rape was registered against him the following day, said Kamal Mani Bhattarai, Police Inspector at Kadarbona-based Area Police Office.