Incident Reports

Youth arrested on marital rape charge in Taplejung


Province 1, Taplejung, Sirijangha, Ward 2

Police have arrested a 24-year-old youth in Taplejung on the charge of marital rape. A police under the command of inspector Binod Niraula of Area Police Office Dobhan arrested the accused youth from Aathrai Tribeni-4 Change.

Police arrested him on the basis of a complaint lodged by his wife at District Police Office Taplejung. Police are further investigating on the incident after court order to extend his remand.

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 youth
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
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