Incident Reports

Rautahat: Local congress leader arrested on charge of rape


Madhes, Rautahat, Dewahhi Gonahi

Police arrested Nageshwor Kushwaha, a 50-year-old resident of Uchidih in Dewahi Gonahi Municipality-7 of Rautahat and local congress leader on the charge of raping a 27-year-old woman. Kushwaha was arrested on July 10 after the victim lodged a rape complaint against him. According to the police, the accused took the victim to Garuda Bazaar on his motorcycle to buy some household items on July 7 and raped the woman by taking her to a fence on the bank of Jhanj River near Garuda Bazaar.

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 - Entity Nepali Congress
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
National/Online Media