MAN DE­TAINED FOR AL­LEGEDLY RAP­ING MI­NOR

Business Bhutan - - Ntaion -

Thim­phu po­lice de­tained a 33-year-old man on July 22 for al­legedly rap­ing a 16-year-old girl. The in­ci­dent took place when the girl was re­turn­ing home from her work place at night. How­ever, ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, the sus­pect has de­nied com­mit­ting the crime claim­ing that he only gave the girl com­pany. The po­lice, in the mean­time, has sent the girl for med­i­cal checkup and is yet to as­cer­tain the crime. The vic­tim is a stu­dent while the sus­pect is a petty con­trac­tor in Thim­phu.

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