Incident Reports

Rapist gets 26 years jail term in Gulmi


Lumbini, Gulmi, Resunga, Ward 5

 The District Court in Gulmi has sentenced 40-year-old Dev Bahadur Thapa of Thulolumphek-1 to 26 years in jail along with forfeiture of his property on a rape and murder charge. Thapa raped and subsequently murdered a 59-year-old differently-abled woman at Harmichaur-3 on August 6 last year. A single bench of Judge Rishi Ram Acharya gave the verdict against the accused on Wednesday, the court's Registrar Shyam Bihari Mourya said. Thapa raped the victim while there was no one at her home and later bludgeoned her to death. He was sent to jail after the court's ruling.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Sexual Assault
Secondary Form Murder/attempted Murder
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 noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
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