Tehrathum, Balikalaai balatkaar gareko aaropma bridh hirasatma.
Police have arrested Ammar Bahadur Pariyar, 70, of Khelpur in Sankranti bazaar VDC-2 on April 28 on charge of raping a 17-year-old girl.
Family of the girl filed a complaint at the Area Police Office Aatharai on April 27 accusing Pariyar of raping her after calling her inside his house under the pretext of helping him for household work on April 26.
SI Jiban Bogati said that the accused was immediately arrested and held in the custody of the District Police Office.
A local teacher Umanath Bhandari said that medical check-up of the girl was conducted in Area Health Office Aatharai.