Incident Reports

Ward chair person charged with sexual misconduct released on bail


Gandaki, Tanahun, Byas, Ward 6

On August 30, ward chairperson of Byas Municipality -1, Tanahun who was accused of sexual misconduct was released on bail after he paid Rs 35,000 bail amount. Earlier, a 21-year-old woman filed a cased against the ward chair accusing him of sexually abusing her through the phone. He would call her frequently. According to the woman, the ward chairperson helped her get a job in the health sector but now he is trying to be abusive with her. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Rape
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Chitwan