Women gang-raped in Panchatthar
PANCHATHAR: A woman has been gang-raped in Panchthar, the eastern hilly district, on Tuesday night. According to the District Police Office, a group of four individuals raped the woman with Subba surname at the district headquarters Phidim. The incident happened at around 11:00 pm.
The victim was running business at Sanibare, Phidim. She is undergoing treatment at the Panchthar Hospital in an unconscious condition, said Police Inspector Yam Poudel.
Following the incident, police have arrested three people including victim’s neighhour Meena Rai on the suspicion of their involvement in the rape.
Meanwhile, the Makwanpur District Court has remanded one Dipak Waiba of Phaparbari VDC- 7 arrested on the charge of raping a neighbouring woman to police custody for further investigation.
Accused Waiba had reportedly raped a woman of 34 years of the same locality in the night of May 9. Police later arrested him following a petition filed by the victim at the District Police Office Makwanpur. RSS