Sexagenarian arrested on rape charge

Published On: July 24, 2020 08:50 PM NPT By: Chuman Basnet

MORANG, July 24: Police arrested a person on rape charge from Kerabari Rural Municipality in Morang on Thursday evening.

Ram Kumar Limbu, 63, of Kerabari-5 allegedly raped a 15-year-old physically disabled girl, according to Santosh Khadka, chief of the Morang District Police.

Limbu was arrested after a complaint was registered by the victim’s family and was taken to the Area Police Office, Belbari.

According to eyewitnesses, Limbu raped the girl at around 4 PM taking her to the nearby field.

“Our preliminary investigation shows that the man lured the girl by giving Rs 10 and raped her,” said Khadka.

Police said that a detailed investigation into the case has been launched after extending Limbu’s custody before registering the rape case against the accused in the court.

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