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.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.