Accused of Rape Arrested

  January 17, 2022 By: INSEC

Police have arrested Kishor Pokharel, a 31-year-old teacher at a basic school in Kharpa of Rawabeshi Rural Municipality-2 on January 15 on charges of raping a 13-year-old girl.

The victim had lodged a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office on January 13 accusing him of raping her on October 16, 2021.

Inspector Sagar Sah of the District Police Office told INSEC that the accused was arrested from Udayapur and brought to the district on January 15 on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim.

According to Inspector Sah, the complaint was delayed because the victim had told her parents lately about the incident. A case of rape has been filed against the accused in the district court on January 16.

The girl has been examined at the District Hospital on January 14.

Taranath Phuyal