Incident Reports

Bajhang: Sexagenarian arrested on the charge of raping minor


Sudurpashchim, Bajhang, Jaya Prithivi, Ward 7

Dhangadhi, July 13

A 61-year-old man has been arrested on the charge of raping a five-year-old girl in his neighbourhood, in the Jaya Prithvi municipality-7 of the Bajhang district in Sudurpaschim.

The arrestee is Jagadesh Joshi, a local, informs DSP Rupak Khadka, the chief of the District Police Office. Khadka says Joshi was arrested based on a complaint filed by the alleged survivor’s family.

In the complaint, the family had claimed Joshi enticed the minor to go into his room when there was no one at her house and committed the crime on July 2.

Police are further looking into the case.

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