Incident Reports

Journalist arrested on charge of raping a teen girl in Rukum East


Police arrested a youth from Rukum East on the charge of raping a 16-year-old girl in a forest. A case of rape was registered against Sanjay Nath, 24, of Sisne Rural Municipality Ward No. 8. Nath is a journalist by profession. He is accused of taking the girl to the forest and raping her on November 1. An FIR was lodged against him on November 2. He was arrested and further investigation is underway, police said. Police are preparing to investigate against Nath by extending the term from the court.

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 Journalist/Media
Actor 1 - Youth youth
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