Three-year-old Dhangadhi girl raped at home

DHANGADHI: A three-year-old girl has been raped at her home in Dhangadhi of Kailali on Wednesday.

The minor was playing at her home alone when the suspect identified as Maheshwor Sharma (17) of Hasanpur, Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City-3 raped her, informed the Kailali District Police Office.

The minor is being treated at a local hospital, said Indra Malla, Inspector of the DPO, further adding that "everything related to the incident cannot be disclosed right now."

Malla informed that the perpetrator had been nabbed from local Chatakpur on Wednesday and the police are looking into the case.

Because of the child's critical health, recommendations for treatment at some better-facilitated health facility been made, according to her relatives.