Two minors raped

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SAPTARI, FEB 11 -

Two girls, aged 10 and 11, were raped inside the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve at Piprapurwa VDC in the district. Two unknown youths raped the victims, the inhabitants of Piprapurwa-6, on Thursday as the latter went to the reserve area to collect animal dung. The victims’ families lodged a complaint with the police demanding to bring the culprits to book immediately. They quoted the girls as saying that the men had took them under control and raped separately. Inspector Rajendra Basnet of Area Police Office Kanchanpur said the victims were taken to Rajbiraj-based Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital for medical check-up on Friday.

“Investigations are under way. We are searching for the perpetrators,” he said.

Posted on: 2013-02-11 08:38