A teenager has been arrested on the charge of raping a five-year-old girl in the district on Wednesday.
According to the victim, sixteen-year-old Ganesh Pariyar, of Koplang-3, took him to a bush nearby and raped her, when there was nobody in the house.
The victim’s mother reported to the police following the complaint of the child.
A test report carried out at Gorkha District Hospital shows that the minor has been raped.
The district court has started an investigation on Pariyar, said DSP Ramesh Thapa.