BIRGUNJ — Police here have arrested a man on charge of attempted rape on 10-year-old girl in Bahaduramai Municipality-5 in Parsa district on Wednesday.
The news of the rape case came to the fore within a month of another similar incident in the district, where a 10-year girl was brutally, repeatedly, raped.
Accused 23-year-old Mani Bhusan Pandey had asked the minor, who was returning home from school, to take away her goats which were tied at his home, before pouncing on her, according to Parsa District Police Office.
Pandey, then taking advantage of the situation, had latched the door from inside, before committing a heinous crime, police said.
Pandey manged to flee the scene after the victim screamed for help before the neighbors could gather around the incident site, police said. Later, Pandey was apprehended by the Dakaila Police in the district.
The victim is under going medical treatment at the Narayani Sub Regional Hospital in Birgunj Metropolitan City.Follow @gorkhapost
Govt forms 5-member committee to probe Khursid’s murder
KATHMANDU — The government has formed a 5-member committee led by an SSP Kishor Dahal to investigate into the murder of Khursid Ansari,the operator and principal of Raiyab Boarding School at Harinagar, Sunsari.
Other members include SP Ramesh Kumar Thamsu (APF), Tulsi Prasai (Deputy Director, National Investigation Department) Rabindra Acharya (under-secretary, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law) and Rajan Pandey, administrative officer of Sunsari.
The team will be required to present its report on the case within 15 days.
An unidentified persons, suspected of Indian nationals came in motorcycle with Indian number plate, had shot Ansari on Thursday.Follow @gorkhapost