Incident Reports

Rape accused arrested


Lumbini, Nawalparasi West, Pratappur, Ward 2

Police arrested 23-year-old Uttam Kumar Harijan of Pratappur rural municipality-2 on May 26 on the charge of raping a 17-year-old girl by luring her with prospects of a job.

The victim had lodged a complaint against Harijan at District Police Office on May 26 saying that he repeatedly raped her by holding her hostage from February 8 to May 26. 

DSP Birendra Thapa of DPO informed, police have registered a case of Rape and Human trafficking against the accused by arresting him. The victim underwent medical examination at district hospital.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Sexual Assault
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1