Incident Reports

Girl gang-raped inside a bus in Bhaktapur, two arrested


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Ward 8

A 17-year-old girl was gang-raped by three youths on a bus bearing plate number Ba 3 Kha 2612 in Bhaktapur Municipality-8, Kalaachaa. Police arrested 22-year-old Nirkumar Khadka of Sangachokgadhi-10 in Sindhupalchowk and Surya Shrestha of Jugal Rural Municipality-4. Another accused involved in the rape is absconding.  

The accused involved in the incident are the staff of the vehicle who took the victim from Ratna Park to Bhaktapur and raped her. The girl has told the police that she is raped by giving viscous medicine. The girl, who is raped in between 4 to 5 pm on Saturday, escaped and reached the police.

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 3
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