Two people have been arrested on the charge of murdering after raping a ten-year-old girl in Aurahi municipality.
Binod Mukhiya Bin, 32, and Nathuli Pandi Kumahar,23, of Parwaha in ward no 2 of the municipality were arrested on Saturday for carrying out the heinous act on their neighbor. The girl was lured from her home by the rapists on the pretext of showing her a fair in the village on Friday, according to SP at District Police Office, Dhanusa Govinda Thapaliya.
Police carried out a search after the family filed a missing complaint. The body of the girl was discovered by locals, who informed the police.
Of the accused, Mukhiya was arrested from Janakpur while Pandit was arrested from the village itself. Mukhiya has already served a ten year jail sentence for carrying out a loot, police said.