Incident Reports

Morang: 19-year-old disabled survives rape


Province 1, Morang, Letang, Ward 9

A 19-year-old girl, physically disabled, has survived rape in Letang in the Morang district of eastern Nepal. DSP Deepak Shrestha, the District Police Office spokesperson, says Sharan Bahadur Rai (56), a resident of Letang-3, has been accused of the crime. The survivor lives in Letang-9, and the incident took place in the same neighborhood on Saturday night. Shrestha has been arrested after the police received a complaint from the survivor’s family. The survivor cannot walk and the alleged perpetrator carried her into a shed to commit the crime, according to police. Further investigation is underway.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Rape
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
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
Total Abducted 10
National/Online Media