Incident Reports

One arrested on the charge of rape in Bhaktapur, four on the run


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Madhyapur Thimi, Ward 6

Police on Sunday arrested 29-year-old Kawang Lama permanent resident of  Kavre Temal village and living at Puranothimi on the charging of raping a 20-year-old girl.

22-year-old Rohit Giri of Madhyapurthimi Municipality-6 had lured a 20-year-old girl and taken to his room on the evening of May 21.

DSP Deepak Giri of Bhaktapur Metropolitan Police informed that he called four people including Lama to the room and raped her. 

All four involved in the rape are absconding. Police said theyarrestedd Kawang while he was hiding in Puranothimi.  Police said they are searching for absconded accused.

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 5
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
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1
National/Online Media