Man arrested for raping two minorsIn yet another incident of rape in Kanchanpur district, police arrested a 57-year-old man in Beldandi Rural Muncipality-2 for allegedly raping two girls, both aged six.
In yet another incident of rape in Kanchanpur district, police arrested a 57-year-old man in Beldandi Rural Muncipality-2 for allegedly raping two girls, both aged six.
The man allegedly raped the minors while they were returning home from school on August 31.
The news of incident spread after one of the girls told her ordeal to her mother on Friday.
Police arrested the suspect on Saturday after the victim’s family lodged a complaint.
Beldandi Area Police Office Inspector Surendra Bam said, “Preliminary investigation shows the accused lured the victims to go to his house by offering chocolates and committed the crime. Details of the crime would be known after medical tests.”
The girls were taken to Mahendranagar-based Mahakali Zonal Hospital for medical tests on Saturday. One of the victims’ mother suspected that the perpetrator might have been assaulting the girls for the past few months.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Krishna Raj Ojha said police would file case as per the complaint lodged by the victims’ families. Whether it was rape would be known only after detailed investigation, he added.
The incident of rape is unchecked in the district. Six girls were raped in Kanchanpur after the rape and murder of Nirmala.