Lalitpur Police arrested a man from Bagmati Rural Municipality-7, Gimdi on the charge of raping his 15-year-old sister-in-law. The victim is also two months pregnant. However, the rape accused is remanded in police custody on the charge of indecent treatment as the victim did not file an FIR. Police officials mentioned that the victim may have been threatened.
The incident came to light after her friends affiliated with Gimdi children's club noticed a change in her behaviour. When asked by her friends, she said that her brother-in-law raped her when her sister was not at home and that her mensuration has stopped for two months. Her friends then lodged a complaint at the children's helpline 1098.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Interpersonal|
|Primary Form||Sexual Assault|
|Primary Cause||Rape/sexual assault|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Family/relative|
|Actor 1 - Youth||na|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Family/relative|
|Actor 2 - Youth||youth|
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