Incident Reports

Five Youths Accused of Gang Rape Arrested


Lumbini, Kapilvastu, Yashodhara

Kapilvastu,Samuhik balatkaar gari farar paanchjana yuvak giraftaar. A Nepal Police team has arrested five youths, accused of raping a 17-year-old girl, at Maryadapur in Somhadiya VDC-2 bordering India on June 15. They were made public in a press meeting on June 16. One of the accused, the girl’s boyfriend had called the girl for a meeting in a nearby lake where five youths including the guy, all 17-years-old raped her on May 28. The youths managed to flee as the locals tried to hush the case by settling it in the village. The girl’s sister-in-law filed a complaint against all five on May 30. SP Rabindra Prasad Sharma said that a joint team of District Police Office and Area Police Office had learnt during the investigation that the youths had left for Mumbai and tricked them into coming back. The youths were arrested on the bordering area based on a tip off. Police informed that the District Court had granted time to the police to investigate the case. The girl is currently at home after getting treatment. SP Sharma said the boys could be jailed for five to seven years, if convicted. Nan


Related Reports
Related Trend Analysis