Morang: 19-year-old disabled survives rape

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Biratnagar, September 27

A 19-year-old girl, physically disabled, has survived rape in Letang in the Morang district of eastern Nepal.

DSP Deepak Shrestha, the District Police Office spokesperson, says Sharan Bahadur Rai (56), a resident of Letang-3, has been accused of the crime. The survivor lives in Letang-9, and the incident took place in the same neighbourhood on Saturday night.

Shrestha has been arrested after the police received a complaint from the survivor’s family.

The survivor cannot walk and the alleged perpetrator carried her into a shed to commit the crime, according to police.

Further investigation is underway.

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