Incident Reports

Teenage girl raped in Rautahat district, accused absconding


Madhes, Rautahat, Katahariya, Ward 7

RAUTAHAT: A 17-year-old teenage girl was reportedly raped in Katahariya Municipality-7 of Rautahat district on Thursday.

According to police report, Bhagya Narayan Sah, 28, of the municipality raped the girl. The incident occurred at a time when the whole nation is under a lockdown to fight the possible spread of coronavirus.

“The victim’s parents had gone to the fields. Seeing this as an opportunity, Sah called the minor to his house and physically assaulted her,” said police.

The perpetrator had filmed a video of the heinous act and used it to threaten the teenager to not disclose what had happened, informed police.

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Gyan Kumar Mahato of Area Police Office, Garuda, the incident came to light only after the girl informed her mother about it. “The victim was taken for a medical examination and a proper report is yet to come,” he added.

Police are conducting further investigation into the case.

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 noyouth
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 , Local Newspaper - Rautahat