Incident Reports

Ward Chairperson arrested on charge of rape in Gorkha


Gandaki, Gorkha, Palungtar, Ward 4

Police arrested Thakur Kant Ranabhat, Ward Chairperson of Gorkha, Palungtar Municipality Ward-4, elected from Naya Shakti Party, on August 3, on the charge of raping a 14-year-old girl. Police arrested Ranabhat on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim's mother.

He is held at custody and police are further investigating the incident.

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 Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health) , Naya Shakti
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