Incident Reports

Girl raped by holding hostage for eight days in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Gauradhaha

A 15-year-old girl from Gauradaha, Jhapa has been raped by holding her hostage for eight days by 25-year-old Prakash Karki of Morang, Pathari.

Police have started an investigation into the incident and sent the victim for a medical check-up. The victim reported to police that Kari raped her at a hotel in Damak. The victim comes from a very poor Dalit family.

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
National/Online Media