Incident Reports

Police arrests accused of rape attempt


Sudurpashchim, Darchula, Lekam, Ward 5

Police arrested 42-year-old Mahesh Bahadur Pal, a resident of Lekam rural municipality-4 in Darchula on the charge of attempting to rape a 22-year-old woman.

The victim had filed a complaint against Pal on October 13 at District Police Office, accusing him of attempting to rape her on October 4. Police arrested him from Gokuleshwor hospital in Shailyasikhar municipality on the basis of the complaint.

The victim underwent a medical examination at Darchula district hospital on October 14. Pal had sustained injury in a fall while attempting to rape the woman. His condition remains stable at the moment, according to police.

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