Incident Reports

Sexagenarian arrested for raping a minor in Tanhau


Gandaki, Tanahun, Byas, Ward 1

Police arrested Hima Lal Joshi, 79, for raping a five-year-old at Byas Municipality in Tanahun. According to police, the elderly had raped the minor at his house on May 31. The family of the minor had been living at Joshi’s house as tenants. Police said he was arrested after the minor’s mother filed a case against him on June 1. The minor was handed over to relatives after he health check-up.

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 youth
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1
Local Newspaper - Kaski