Incident Reports

Pressure on rape victim


Madhes, Bara, Kalaiya

A 16-year-old girl from a poor Dalit family studying in Class 10 was raped by a neighbor of 18-year-old youth studying in Class 11 in the same school in Kalaiya sub-metropolitan city-8 of Bara. The accused young man is absconding after the incident was reported to the police on July 21. According to the victim, the young man who was in a one-side love with her, entered her house and raped her. The family found out about the incident when the girl screamed. It has been revealed that the Panchayat sat together with the neighborhood and local representatives to settle the case and reached an agreement to marry the accused and the victim. The case came into police's notice only after the victim's mother refused to settle the case and filed a complaint a complaint against the accused. The victim's family have reportedly been facing backlash from the accused's family following the complaint. The police conducted a medical examination of the girl at Kalaiya Hospital on August 5. POlice are further investigating the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Rape
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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