Incident Reports

Rape accused sentenced to 11 years in prison


Lumbini, Bardiya, Gulariya, Ward 5

The District Court Bardiya on October 20 sentenced 19-year-old Arun Tharu, a permanent resident of Gulariya Municipality-5 to 11 years in prison after finding him guilty of raping a 15-year-old girl.

The court also ordered him to pay a fine of rupees 75 thousand to the victim. According to Shrestedar Yam Prashad Baskota of District Court Bardiya, the verdict was issued by a bench of justice Shankarraj Baral.

The victim's family had lodged a complaint against Tharu at District Police Office on May 2 accusing him of raping the girl on April 30.

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