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Traditional healer detained for alleged rape


Aug 31, 2011

The Gelephu police yesterday apprehended a 38-year-old man for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The incident reportedly took place yesterday.

The girl who is sick had gone to the man who is a traditional healer for treatment.

According to the parents of the victim, the man duped the girl by telling her that her ailment can be cured by sleeping with him.

The man denied the accusation saying it was consensual.

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