Incident Reports

Rape accused youth arrested from Dhankuta


Province 1, Dhankuta, Dhankuta

DHANKUTA: Police have arrested a youth from Dhankuta Municipality-9, Chimsuwa on charges of raping a girl. Gopi Basnet alias Saroj, 20, who had absconded after raping a 10-year-old local girl on September 25, 2021 was arrested on Friday, police said.

He was arrested by the police from the Nepal-India border area. It is said that Basnet raped the girl while she was herding and fled after the victim lodged a complaint. According to Police Spokesperson DSP Suraj Karki, the accused was arrested while he was hiding in the border area. Accused Basnet has been booked for rape and his term has been extended in the district court. Police said that they have started further investigation into the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Rape
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