Incident Reports

Dang youth arrested on charge of marital rape


Lumbini, Dang, Ghorahi, Ward 10

Police arrested 22-year-old Raju Bk of Ghorahi Sub-Metropolis-10 on June 1 on the charge of raping his 18-year-old wife. According to police, the accused was arrested after the victim's side lodged a complaint at the District Police Office on May 31 alleging that he had repeatedly raped the girl from May 5 to 7.

The accused's side, on the other hand, denies the rape charges, claiming that Raju and the girl married after a long love affair, but the girl's family is accusing him because of caste discrimination.

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 youth
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