Police on Sunday evening arrested a youth on the charge of raping a 9-year-old girl from Mechinagar Municipality-3 in Jhapa.
The accused has been identified as Dipen Karki (19) of Dharmachowk.
Karki allegedly raped the minor on the afternoon of July 18. Bahundagi-based Police Office personnel nabbed Karki based on a tip-off.
Further investigation into the case is underway, informed the police.