A gang of four individuals reportedly raped the woman who is running a business as she was on her way to Phulbariya from the Aurahi Bazaar. The incident happened at around 8:30 pm. She was raped some 900 metres far from the Aurahi Bazar, the police said.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Deepak Pokhrel of District Police Office, Mahottari said among the accused, one was arrested last night itself and he is under investigation. The health check-up of the victim was already conducted and she is under the police supervision.
The police had to open five rounds of fire in air and also opened fire after a group from the side of the arrested accused attacked the police beat based in Aurahi, following his arrest.
The Aurahi Chamber of Commerce and Industry imposed a chakkajam (transport strike) along the Jaleshwor-Bardibas route from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm today in protest against the incident. It has demanded action against the ‘rapists’. RSS