Police have arrested nine persons on the charge of their involvement in a gang rape of a woman.
Spokesperson at the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, Dinesh Raj Mainali said that the nine persons were arrested for the investigation on the basis of complaint filed by the woman, saying she was gang raped at New Bus Park in Kathmandu.
The complaint was filed at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and police was able to arrest a person at 8:00 pm on the same day. Mainali further said that police took statement from the arrested one and seven others were arrested at 11:00 pm. Similarly, one more person accused of his connection in the incident was arrested this morning in course of further investigation.
The woman said that they took her at a guest house and raped her. The medical examination of the victim was conducted and further investigation into the incident was underway.
Police said that all those arrested have confessed their involvement in the incident.
Source: National News Agency Nepal