Inaruwa, Oct 2 : The Area Police Office Itahari has arrested three people on the charge of gang rape on a woman. They were arrested on Tuesday. Two others who are also inbolved in the gang rape are absconding.
Those arrested are bus driver Bikas Kasai of Sundar Haraincha-12, Suraj Thapa of Surunga-4, Jhapa and Sujendra Bhujel of Siraha, Deputy Superintendent of Sunsari Police, Binod Sharma, said.
Nitesh Ghimire and Suman alias Take of Belbari of Morang who are also accused in the same rape incident are at large.
Police said that a group of five youths had raped a woman near the Sathi Petrol Pump on the Itahari Dharan-Biratnagar toad section in Itahari at midnight on Monday. The accused had brought the woman from Dharan on the bus (Ko 1 Kha4626) and raped her turn by turn,police said. The locals had informed the police about the incident and the police apprehended the culprits.
Meanwhile, police arrested four people involved in hooliganism in Itahari on Tuesday.