Incident Reports

Mastermind behind the gang-rape made public in Eastern Nawalparasi


Police on Friday nabbed and made public an alleged mastermind behind the gang rape of a 13-year-old minor, amid a press conference organized at Nawalpur Area Police Office. Krishna Mahato, a permanent resident of Laukhanika-13 of Kawasoti had raped the minor on March 31 in Kawasoti of Nawalparasi district. Under a special operation, SI Prakash Simkhada and Constable Dhan Bahadur Kandel in civvies caught Mahato from his relative’s house at More of Biratnagar on Friday afternoon, according to DSP Parashu Ram Tiwari. Two other absconding suspects are yet to be identified. According to the respective law, anyone who rapes a minor will be sentenced to jail for 12 years and an additional punishment will be issued in case of gang rape. The family and relatives of the victim, locals, and many women activists had protested in the district demanding action against the culprit.
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 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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