Incident Reports

Single mother gang-raped in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Kankai, Ward 3

A 31-year-old woman of Jhapa Kankai Municipality-3 was gang-raped by two men of the same municipality on February 22. The victim, a single mother from the Santhal community who sustained serious injuries at the hands of the perpetrators has not received treatment yet.

According to Police, 28-year-old Pradip Chaudhary of the same Municipality-4 and 58-year-old Sharmananda Bhujel were arrested on the charge of raping and seriously injuring the victim. It is alleged that police are trying to get the accused out of jail instead of giving justice to the victimized woman.

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 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
National/Online Media