PANCHTHAR — Police here have arrested a man on the charge of repeatedly raping his own 12-year-old granddaughter.
The 58-year-old man was arrested on the basis of information that he had been raping his granddaughter from time to time since December 16, 2017, police said.
Police got the information that he used to threaten his granddaughter should she disclose about the sexual abuse and arrested the perpetrator on the basis of this information, Deputy Superintendent of Police Bamdev Gautam said.
The girl has been rescued and sheltered at a safe house and the Paanchthar District Court on Tuesday remanded the perpetrator to judicial custody pending investigation.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.