Incident Reports

Shaman arrested on charge of rape in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Shankharapur, Ward 6

A 39-year-old woman has been raped in Shankharapur Municipality of Kathmandu by a 46-year-old shaman under the pretext of shamanism.

DSP Navin Karki of the Metropolitan Police Circle Boudha told Ratopati that shaman Bhim Bahadur Sunar has been arrested.

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 noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
National/Online Media