Incident Reports

Top cargo trader arrested on the rape charge in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 46

Kathmandu, November 8

Manoj Adhikari, the president of Nepal Freight Forwarders Association, the umbrella organisation of Nepali cargo traders, has been arrested on the charge of raping a minor, in Kathmandu.

A team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Kamalpokhari, arrested him at Thamel of Kathmandu recently. SSP Ashok Singh, the chief of the Metropolitan Police Range in Kathmandu, says police received a complaint that he raped a 16-year-old girl.

“We are further investigating into the case after receiving a five-day remand from the Kathmandu District Court.”

Adhikari has been accused of raping the girl at a restaurant in Ratopul of Kathmandu on October 25.

Further investigation into the case is underway.

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 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