Incident Reports

School teachers accused of molesting students in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Kamal, Ward 3

It has been revealed that two teachers of Shaheed Dharmabhakta Secondary School of Kamal Rural Municipality-3, Jhapa, had been molesting the girls of   upper class  for several years. After the teachers repeated the same act last Friday, the girls studying in class 9 raised their voice against the abuse with the support of boy classmates .

According to the victims,  teacher Salikram Pokharel and Shiva Bhattarai used to touch their sensitive parts and abuse them various times. 

The students alleged that Chakra Gurung, chairperson of the school management committee and the accused teachers threatened the boys who supported the girls to raise voice against the abuse.

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 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media