Incident Reports

18-year-old gang raped in Sarlahi


Madhes, Sarlahi, Kaudena, Ward 11

A girl from Laxipur village of Sarlahi district has been gang-raped while she was out of home for a while to answer nature's call. The 18-year-old who stepped out of her house at 8 pm on Sunday was reportedly raped by Ajay Karmi, 25 and Saroj Raut, 20. According to police inspector Ramesh Khadka, the duo is already in police custody. Both the men are the victim's neighbors. "Preliminary investigation shows that the girl was forcefully taken to a nearby field and raped," said Khadka. He added that the locals had pressed both the victims and the police to settle the case out of court. The victim's husband and father-in-law live in Janakpur for work. "Medical check-up of the victim has confirmed that she was raped. And even the rapist went through check-up. We are further investigating the case," said Khadka. Sarlahi is a district where cases of violence against women have been increasing every year.

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 2
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