Man absconding after rape arrested



KANCHANPUR, Sept 3: A man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl of Beldangi rural municipality has been arrested. The man had been absconding since the incident took place last Friday.

Janak Khadka of the same locality was arrested from the Beldangi area on Sunday evening, according to DSP at the district police office, Kanchanpur Krishna Raj Ojha. Janak along with another man had abducted the girl from a pooja in her home and took her away on a motorcycle to later rape her.

Prior to this, local resident Man Bahadur Bista was arrested for the same heinous act. A case has been filed while further investigation continues over the incident, police said. RSS