Pokhara, September 26
Police in Pokhara city of Kaski district have arrested six locals of Pumdibhumdi area for their alleged involvement in rape and subsequent murder of a 10-year-old girl in their neighbourhood.
Earlier on Tuesday, they had collected the body of Shreya BK, a three grader at a local school.
DSP Naveen Karki of the Baidam Ward Police Office says, “We have arrested people including the victim’s neighbour 27-year-old Kusum Paudel. We will reveal the details after the investigation.”
Paudel has already confessed to the crime, whereas investigation is underway with others, according to police.
BK was missing since Monday when she had gone to a nearby grocery store to buy a packet of biscuits. Her half-naked body was recovered from a bush the next morning.