Incident Reports

Head teacher accused of raping his female student in Dolkaha


A girl student of Hanumanteshwor Higher Secondary school of Dolakha Baitheshwor rural municipality has accused the headteacher Gopal Dhwaj Shrestha of raping her. She published the audio records and messenger screenshots as evidence.  The victim accused the principal that he raped her when his wife went to Terai.

According to the victim, her uncle dropped her off at Hanumanteshwor Higher Secondary School and sent her to Shrestha's house to study. Shrestha is accused of raping a girl who he claimed to keep as a daughter. Shrestha, on the other hand, claims that the victim conspired against him. According to the victim, the headteacher used to touch her in her private parts and threaten her that if she told anyone about the sexual harassment, he would commit suicide and blame her.

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 Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1
National/Online Media