Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against rape accused man in Kapilbastu


Lumbini, Kapilbastu, Kapilbastu

Local women staged a protest in Kapilbastu demanding action against Arjun Shrestha who is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl at his Kapilbastu Municipality-1 based Kapilbastu Pan Masala Tobacco and Gutkha Factory on January 31. Police have issued an arrest warrant against the accused following a complaint from the victim's mother against him. However, police are yet to arrest the accused even though two weeks have passed since the incident. Local women staged protest pressuring the police to immediately arrest the accused.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Sexual Assault
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1
National/Online Media