Incident Reports

Rape victim commits suicide


Bagmati, Chitawan, Ichchhyakamana

A 24-year-old woman committed suicide at Dharechowk VDC. According to the family of the victim, Shrimaya Gurung committed suicide fearing social stigma after she was raped by a man from the Gorkha district on 26 March at Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan city. Police have arrested the man who committed the alleged rape.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Suicide
Secondary Form Sexual Assault
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Secondary 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 youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1
National/Online Media