Incident Reports

Rape accused arrested after three months in Bajhang


Sudurpashchim, Bajhang, Durgathali, Ward 4

Police, on May 18, arrested  Bashanta Oli of Durgathali Rural Municipality-4 Bajhang on the charge of raping a mentally disabled girl. Oli was absconding for three months after the victim girl lodged a complaint in DPO, Bajhang on February 24, 2020.  Police also said they were also searching Shivaraj Joshi, a teacher of Thalichaur secondary school, who was also involved in the incident. Further investigation is underway. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
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