Incident Reports

Rupandehi: Rural Municipality Chairman Arrested on Charge of Attempted Rape


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Sammarimai

Police arrested Jitendra Nath Shukla (Bablu), chairman of Sammarimai Rural Municipality of Rupandehi.  Shukla was arrested after a 30-year-old local woman lodged a complaint at the District Police Office, Bhairahawa on August 12. Further investigation is being carried out on Shukla.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Rape
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media