Incident Reports

Ward chairperson accused of raping a minor girl under police custody in Nijgadh


Madhes, Bara, Nijgadh, Ward 2

The ward chairperson of Nijgadh municipality, ward no. 2 in Bara who was accused of raping a minor girl surrendered himself at Area Police Office, Nijgadh on January 1, around 8:30 pm. The girl had filed a complaint against the ward chairperson on October 11, accusing him of rape on the day of Dashain, October 5. He was fleeing since the complaint was filed. 

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 Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
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