Incident Reports

Septuagenarian arrested on the charge of sexually assaulting a minor in Dhankuta


Province 1, Dhankuta, Mahalaxmi, Ward 4

Police arrested Birka Bahadur Poudel a 76-year-old man of Mahalaxmi municipality-4, on June 20, on the charge of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old minor girl. The accused was a then Deputy Chief Panch of Chanuwa village panchayat during the old Panchayat period. According to the investigation, the accused sexually assaulted the victim on June 17, when she was returning from school. Police alleged that the victim was returning home along with three other friends but the accused asked three of them to bring water and sexually assaulted the victim. 

According to the police, the victim's mother lodged the complaint on June 20 right after she knew about 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 Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
National/Online Media