Incident Reports

Teen pregnant after being raped by brother-in-law in Lalitpur

2021-01-14

Province 3, Lalitpur, Bagmati, Ward 7

Lalitpur Police arrested a man from Bagmati Rural Municipality-7, Gimdi on the charge of raping his 15-year-old sister-in-law. The victim is also two months pregnant. However, the rape accused is remanded in police custody on the charge of indecent treatment as the victim did not file an FIR. Police officials mentioned that the victim may have been threatened. 

The incident came to light after her friends affiliated with Gimdi children's club noticed a change in her behaviour. When asked by her friends, she said that her brother-in-law raped her when her sister was not at home and that her mensuration has stopped for two months. Her friends then lodged a complaint at the children's helpline 1098.


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 na
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
National/Online Media

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