Incident Reports

Bhaktapur youth sent to jail for raping own sister


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Suryabinayak

A man convicted of raping his own sister has been sentenced to 16 years in prison by the Bhaktapur District Court. Issuing a verdict to this end on Friday, the Court also ordered him to pay a compensation of Rs 300,000 to the victim, Court Registrar Shreekrishna Bhattarai said. The 20-year-old youth from Nikosera of Madhayapur Thimi Municipality-13 who is currently living in Dadhikot of Anantalingeshwor Municipality-12 had raped his 22-year-old sister on November 7, 2015, investigations into the case revealed. The victim was expelled from home and even from her job after she filed a complaint against her brother with police despite objections from her family. The Court decided to provide Rs 200,000 as an immediate relief to the victim from the Gender-based Violence Elimination Fund under the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare for her accommodation and education.
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 Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1
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