Incident Reports

Young girl with speech and physical disabilities raped in Mahottari


Rajaullah Shesh alias Tahir, a 35-year-old resident of Mahottari's Balwa municipality ward no.11, is accused of raping a 20-year-old girl with speech and physical disabilities on May 9. After the incident of rape became public, some village leaders put pressure on the victim's family to settle the incident in the village. However, the accused has absconded after the victim's family members lodged a complaint against him on May 12.

The accused works as a tractor driver and used to deliver food to people's homes. He had arrived at the victim's residence to collect the transportation fare and raped the girl while no one else was present, taking advantage of her inability to talk or walk properly.

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