Incident Reports

Nepal Army personnel arrested on charge of raping a teen girl in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 32

Police arrested a 36-year-old Nepal Army personnel, Govind Singh Bista, on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl. He was arrested from Koteshwor Chowk in Kathmandu on November 24. A complaint was lodged that Bista had brought the girl from Lagankhel and raped her at a hotel in Koteshwor on November 16. The accused is an army personnel working in the army barracks at Lele in Lalitpur and is originally from Kanchanpur.

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 Army
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