Nepali teen raped after she refused to marry

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MUGU: Just as Nepal is currently busy observing the 16-day campaign against Violence against Women (VAW) by organizing a variety of programmes, a teenager girl in Mugu was raped by a man whom she allegedly refused to marry.

Ram Singh Bohara,20, of Ruga VDC-3 raped the 17-year-old girl of Rowa VDC-6 on Tuesday midnight by taking her to a nearby field.

The girl was raped after she refused his proposal of marriage, according to local resident Rup Bahadur Budha.

Following a complaint by the victim, police have arrested Bohara from his home and is under custody pending further investigation and legal action.
The girl was a Grade 8 student at the local school. RSS