Incident Reports

Three women arrested for assisting rape


Province 1, Khotang, Rupakot Majhuwagadhi

Three women have been arrested on the charge of assisting a person in sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The girl was on a visit to her sister's home in Jalapa VDC-4. The three women forced her to perform a fake marriage with 50-year-old Bhumiraj Rai and later they locked her in a room with Bhumiraj who raped her. The accused have been identified as Chija Rai, Gayatri Rai and Durgasari Rai. The accused rapist Bhumiraj Rai is still at large and police are looking for him.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Sexual Assault
Secondary Form Other violent form
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Secondary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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