Accused of Rape of Seven Year Old, Arrested

  July 4, 2023 By: INSEC

On July 3, the police apprehended Janak Budha, a 25-year-old resident of Adanchuli Rural Municipality-2, on charges of raping a 7-year-old girl on June 18 in the village.

DSP Bhimalal Bhattarai from the District Police Office confirmed that the rape took place on July 1 in Makai village, which is situated in Adanchuli Rural Municipality-3.

Assistant Sub-Inspector Kumari Giri reported that the victim’s father, Deepak Phadera, promptly filed a complaint at the Gulfagad police station in Srinagar on July 1 following the incident.

DSP Bhattarai stated that the case is currently under investigation. Due to the remote location, it took three days for the information to reach the headquarters. Senior Axuiliary Nurse Midwife Sarita Bohra of District Hospital Humla stated that they are transporting the victim girl to Simkot, the district headquarters, for a health examination.


Nanda Singh