Teenager held on charges of rape

DHANGADHI: Police arrested a 14-year-old boy for raping a 12-year girl at Uttarbehadi in Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City-4 of Kailali district, on Saturday.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daksha Kumar Basnet at the District Police Office (DPO), Kailali, said, "The victim's relatives accused the boy of raping the girl at his aunt's house around 9:00 pm yesterday."

According to the DPO, medical examinations were carried out on the victim and the rape accused at Seti Regional Hospital in Dhangadhi today.

Meanwhile, further investigation is underway, police said.