Kathmandu, November 8
Manoj Adhikari, the president of Nepal Freight Forwarders Association, the umbrella organisation of Nepali cargo traders, has been arrested on the charge of raping a minor, in Kathmandu.
A team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Kamalpokhari, arrested him at Thamel of Kathmandu recently. SSP Ashok Singh, the chief of the Metropolitan Police Range in Kathmandu, says police received a complaint that he raped a 16-year-old girl.
“We are further investigating into the case after receiving a five-day remand from the Kathmandu District Court.”
Adhikari has been accused of raping the girl at a restaurant in Ratopul of Kathmandu on October 25.
Further investigation into the case is underway.