Kathmandu: A girl has been gang-raped in Banke. Police have arrested seven people on charges of involvement in the rape.
According to the police, five of the arrested persons were involved in rape and two helped on rape.
The arrested are Hemraj Tharu, Bikrant Tharu, Nirajan Tharu, Pravin Tharu and Raj Kumar Tharu, Bishwanath Tharu and Nirdesh Tharu of Baijanath Village Municipality-8.
A 16-year-old girl from Raptisonari village reached the forest of Mankhola on the border of Banke and Bardiya districts after Hemraj Tharu called her to celebrate her birthday through Facebook.
According to the police, she was gang-raped there.