15-year-old girl 'gang-raped' in Kailali

Published On: September 9, 2022 06:16 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KAILALI, Sept 9: A 15-year-old girl has filed a police complaint against four men, accusing them of raping her. 

On September 6, a group of four men took her to an isolated place and reportedly gang-raped her when she had gone to watch Deuda dance at Sukhad bazaar of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali district, she said in the charge-sheet filed at the Area Police Office, Sukhad. 

Following the filing of the complaint, three of the accused have been apprehended and an investigation is underway while the fourth man is at large, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Laxman Shahi. 

The police took the 'rape survivor' to a local hospital for treatment when they saw her wandering in the streets the following day, he said. "The girl was unconscious when the police found her. After treatment, she regained consciousness, and we handed her over to her family." The girl is receiving treatment at a hospital now, he said.


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