Woman gang-raped in Mahottari district

GAUSHALA: A woman was reportedly gang-raped in Aurahi Rural Municipality-2 in Mohattari district on Sunday night as RSS reported.

Police said a gang of four individuals pounced on a 21-year-old woman, who was returning from a nearby local market in Aurahi Bazaar around 8:30 pm yesterday night.

According to DSP Deepak Pokharel one of the suspects allegedly involved in the incident had been arrested.

Meanwhile, the victim has been medically examined and is under the police supervision.

Police had to open five rounds of fire in air, as an unidentified gang hurled stones at the police post following the arrest, to bring the situation under control.

Local organisations have imposed transport strike along the Jaleshwor-Bardibas route from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm today in protest against the incident and demanded stern action against the suspects.