A woman has been gang-raped in Punarbas Municipality of Kanchanpur district on Sunday night.
Police Inspector at the Area Police office, Tribhuvanbasti, Nar Bahadur Khadka, said that a gang comprising around eight people raped the around 20-year-old woman of Punarbas Municipality-5 after taking her to a nearby sugarcane farm from a marriage procession.
Police said the woman had fallen unconscious after the incident and she is undergoing treatment at Kailali-based Seti Zonal Hospital.
Police Inspector Khadka said they have arrested five persons in connection to the incident including the main accused Govinda Rana.
Further details of the incident are yet to be ascertained as investigation was underway, said police.