SAPTARI — Police on Thursday have arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in raping a 15-year-old girl in Saptari on Wednesday.
The suspects have been identified as Baldev Sardar (35) of Kanchanrup Municipality-5, Ashok Sah (23) and Shiva Ram Sardar (18) of Portaha-9.
Sardar on Wednesday lured the girl under the pretext of giving her Rs 500 and took her to a bush 100 meters south of the municipality then raped her, the investigation report said.
The incident occurred while the victim was returning home from a local grocery shop, according to police.
Immediately after the incident, inebriated Ashok and Shiva, who came on a motorcycle, took the girl to the Koshi Barrage in Bharadaha-1 and rape her taking turns, said Inspector Gaurav Mahat.
The victim has been taken to the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences for treatment.
1 killed, 2 injured in Dhading truck mishap
DHADING — One person was killed while two other seriously injured when a truck fell from Hugdi Khola Bridge in Rorang-10, Benighat along the Prithvi Highway on Wednesday.
The truck (Na 5 Kha 1568) en-route to Chitwan from Kathmandu fell off the bridge to Hugdi Khola (river) on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Sher Bahadur Magar,23, of Madhya Bindu Municipality-10, according to police. Magar died on the course of treatment at a Malekhu-based hospital, informed Area Police Office, Gajuri.
Those injured in the incident are Manoj Ale 25, of Arunkhola, Nawalparasi and Megh Bahadur Gharti of Sitakganga Municipality in Arghakhanchi district have been sent to Kathmandu for further medical treatment.Follow @gorkhapost