GORKHA — A father has been arrested in allegation of repeatedly raping his own nine-year-old daughter.
The police arrested Chandra Bahadur Kumal, 44, of Gorkha district – 11 following a complaint, said Birendra Thapa, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at the District Police Office, Gorkha.
Investigations found that the father attempted to rape his daughter again some seven to eight days ago, and beat her up after she refused to submit to his advances. “We received seven days’ custody for Chandra Bahadur from District Court Gorkha on Sunday for further investigation,” Thapa said.
At least five rape cases were recorded in Gorkha district alone in the last one month, according to police.
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”.