BHADRAPUR: Just days after a girl was gang raped in Damak, Jhapa another girl of the same town almost faced a similar tragedy.
The 19-year-old was returning home when she was followed and intercepted by a boy near the Dumse forest, who then invited his friends to join him.
However, the girl raised an alarm as the boys tried to undress her and thanks to locals who made a commotion that forced the boys to run away.
Police have arrested three of the youths on the charge of attempted rape while the fourth one is at large. Those arrested on Monday are Ajit Khadka, Atit Khadka and Roshan Rai of Dumse, according to Police Inspector Hari Khatiwada.
Also today, a girl has registered a complaint at the Area Police Office against a boy who tried to sexually exploit her under the cover of the mist that had engulfed Damak.