Incident Reports

Police Office picketed demanding action against accused rapist


Madhes, Siraha, Sukhipur

Locals of Sukhipur municipality in Siraha picketed Area Police Office Patari demanding action against the accused of  a gang rape incident that took place around two weeks ago. Locals and Human Rights activists vented their anger at the police for not being able to arrest all the culprits involved in the heinous crime.

Locals, Samsul Miya, Isharaful Miya and Salamad Miya of neigboring village had raped a 35-year-old local woman at her house on chhath.

According to Inspector Bhusan Yadav of Area Police Office Patari, police have arrested two persons and are looking for the other who is on the run.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
Local Newspaper - Bara