August 24, 2017 02:13 AM NPT
By: Suman Malla
MUGU, August 24: A man in Mugu has been accused of raping a fourteen-year-old girl.
A week ago, Prithvi Bahadur Shahi Badhuwa went to the girl's home in Gaikharka after knowing she was alone. Taking the advantage of her loneliness, Shahi allegedly forced her for a sexual intercourse. In the beginning, the villagers conspired to hide the incident. But the incident came to light after the girl reached the District Hospital for checkup four days later.
As the villagers tried to resolve the issue within the village without the consent of the girl, she had to knock the doors of the Women and Children's Office (WCO). As stated by the chief of WCO Hasina Parajuli Subedi, the office has recommended the District Police Office and the Office of the Attorney General to look into the case.
As informed by the District Police Office, they have started searching for the accused who is at large after the incident. Some locals informed that he had immediately fled to Humla after the incident.