86 rape convicts held in Jhapa in last 10 months

JHAPA: Police have arrested 86 convicts found guilty in 106 incidents of rape in Jhapa in the last 10 months.

According to the data of the District Police Office, Jhapa, rape attempt received the highest number of complaints (72) in the district during the period. As many as 56 convicts were held in the incidents of rape attempt.

During the period, 19 incidents of child sexual abuse and 13 incidents of rape attempt were recorded in Jhapa.

Spokesperson at District Police Office Basanta Pathak shared that 17 convicts of child sexual abuse and 10 of rape attempt were arrested.

Among the rape survivors are from four-year-old girl child to 60-year-old elderly woman.

Of late the incidents of child sexual abuse are increasing. In almost rape related cases, family members, relatives, teachers and neighbours are found to be involved.

As many as 20 rape-accused are still at large in Jhapa. RSS

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