Incident Reports

Locals stage demonstration protesting action against rape accused policemen


Locals of Nawalparasi staged a demonstration against Police after police raped 2 women including a teen.

According to locals, a 17-year-old teenager and 26-year-old woman were raped by junior policemen Prem Khadka and Patesor Yadav, deployed at Nawalparasi West Police on 14 April.

The victims' family filed a complaint against the accused duo a few days after the incident. Locals staged demonstration against police personnel after the news of the incident became public.

According to the District Police Office, Nawalparasi, Superintendent, Birendra Thapa, attempt to rape case was filed against both accused after the complaints lodge by locals. Both of the accused have been suspended already he added.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Chitwan