Incident Reports

Salyan: Youth accused of raping 5-year-old relative committed suicide


A complaint was lodged against the 15-year-old boy by the relatives of the victim at the District Police Office, Salyan on July 8 alleging him of raping their 5-year-old daughter. Police informed that the accused attempted suicide on the night of July 7 after the family came to know about the rape. The accused was a relative of the victim. Though the investigation is continuing, the file is likely to be closed after the investigation as the accused has already died, police said.

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 Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1