Incident Reports

One Person sentenced to 11 years in jail for raping a disabled girl


Karnali, Surkhet, Lekbeshi

Surkhet District Court handed a jail term of 11 years to a young man who was charged for raping a differently-abled minor girl in the district. A single bench of Judge Kailash Prasad Subedi gave the verdict of 11-year imprisonment and a fine of Rs 35,000 to the 18-year-old  rapist, Bholu Basyal of Bheri Ganga-2. According to the existing laws, six years of a jail sentence for those who rape minor girls and an additional five years for raping differently-abled persons. Likewise, the court has also proclaimed that the victim will get Rs 35,000 as compensation. According to the police, the 15-year-old minor got raped on August 30 in the maize field. Basyal, who came from India, lured the girl with sweets and raped her in the maize field.
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 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