Incident Reports

Jhapa woman catches husband raping daughter


Province 1, Jhapa, Bhadrapur

A 40-year-old man in Jhapa was caught by his wife while raping his own daughter in Bhadrapur-5 of Jhapa on Tuesday evening. Police said the man was raping his eight-year-old daughter in a maize farm at around 7 pm yesterday while the suspect's wife saw the incident and reported to the police. He was held by a police team assisted by locals this morning. The victim told police that the father would rape her frequently under the influence of alcohol. The man is in the custody of the District Police Office. Police said they are looking into the case. Meanwhile, the girl underwent a medical test at Bhadrapur-based Mechi Zonal Hospital today.
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 noyouth
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
National/Online Media