Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against deputy mayor of Lahan on the charge of attempted rape in Siraha


Madhes, Siraha, Lahan

A 21-year-old woman lodged a complaint against 38-year-old man Ramchalitar Mahato, the Deputy Mayor of Lahan municipality, resident of Lahan municipality-2 on the charge of attempt to rape. According to the victim, the accused attempted to rape her on July 21 by enticing her with the offer of a job at the municipality. The victim further explained that the imminent death threats she was receiving prevented her from lodging the complaint against him sooner. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Rape Attempt
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth