Nepali Congress member arrested on rape charges

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: An invitee member of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) party from Nuwakot district Gyanendra Gajurel has been arrested for raping a 19-year-old female.

Gajurel is an invitee member of the Nepali Congress from the Nuwakot district. He was invited by the district President Jagadishwor Narasingh KC and inducted into the party.

During that induction, 87 other members were selected to be a part of the NC. Gajurel is said to have called the female to his friend’s room in Lagankhel, and raped her. He is currently in police custody and the investigations are ongoing.