Incident Reports

Girl held captive for a week and raped in Gorkha


Gandaki, Gorkha, Aarughat, Ward 6

GORKHA, Mar 1: A 14-year-old girl was held captive for a week and raped in Gorkha district.

According to the Police, Kashi Ram Sunar of Arughat Rural Municipality-6, 26, took the girl to his house, promising to take her to maternal uncle's house on February 20. He then held her hostage and raped her. A case has been filed against Sunar.

“Sunar was arrested on Saturday and the District Court has granted 10 days to carry out further investigation,” said the Police Chief SP Surendra Gurung.

The victim’s family had found the girl in Sunar’s house following her disappearance.

Meanwhile, in another case, 87-year-old man of Gandaki Rural Municipality-4 has been found raping a 13-year-old girl over a period. Following the deterioration of her health condition, the girl claimed that she was raped multiple times.

A case has been filed against Kedarprasad Devkota of raping the girl, according to SP Gurung. “Devkota has been arrested and further investigation is underway,” he added.


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
National/Online Media