Police have arrested Kuber Pokharel, 22, of Malu9 has been arrested on charge of raping a 9-year-old girl.
The girl, hailing from Malu6 and currently living with her aunt in Malu9, was raped on September 10.
Kirnetar police station held him following a verbal complaint and took him to custody at District Police Office.
The girl said that she was assaulted as she was sleeping on the floor while the accused was sleeping on the bed in the same room.
The victim family filed an FIR at the DPO on September 12. The girl is attending class 3 in local Suryodaya Primary School.