Incident Reports

Four arrested on the charge of abduction in Pokhara


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath, Ward 5

Police arrested four people in connection with the abduction of an entrepreneur of Pokhara Municipality-5. Among the arrested are 42-year-old Gautam Thapa, 34-year-old Rohit Sunar, 50-year-old Basu Dev Pokharel, and Prem Bahadur Thapa. They are all the residents of the Pokhara Municipality. Police suspect that the group may have abducted the entrepreneur to collect the money lent at usury.  
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Abduction
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to organized crime and illegal trade (drugs, arms, non-gendered human trafficking, protection racket, gang violence, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Abducted 1
National/Online Media