GANGTOK: According to sources, it is reported that a 67-year-old man was arrested by the Police on charges of sexually molesting a minor girl.
The elderly man identified as Dev Narayan Dahal, of Upper Taku sexually assaulted the victim some seven months ago. The victim is a class IV student of a government school.
The police while talking to scribes said, “The girl reported her guardian that she was not feeling well. She was taken to Gangtok hospital for medical treatment where she was found of being six months pregnant.”
Dev Narayan Dahal was arrested after the victim’s guardian lodged a complaint against him at Teni police station.
A case of rape under IPC section 376 and POCSO has been registered against Dahal.