Incident Reports

Locals stages demonstration in Siraha demanding to take legal action against the accused of gang-rape


Madhes, Siraha, Mirchaiya, Ward 1

Locals of Siraha staged a demonstration on July 5 after a 14-year-old teenage girl of Mirchaiya municipality-1, committed suicide after she was gang-raped by two youths. The demonstrators demanded to take legal action against the two accused 20-year-old Bimalesh Mahara and 24-year-old Shatis Safi who gang-raped the victim on July 4. The demonstrators alleged that the accused abetted the victim to suicide. The demonstrators warned not to receive the dead body of the victim until and unless the accused were arrested.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media