Incident Reports

Man accused of raping girls aged 6 and 7 arrested in Pokhara


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

 Police arrested 48-year-old Bhawante BK of Burtiwang VDC-1, Baglung in Pokhara on April 5 who was accused of raping two girls aged 6 and 7. The girls’ family informed the police claiming that BK  raped the girls who had come to visit their relatives luring them with chocolate and mobile phone. Investigation Officer Devi Prasad Poudel said that he was detained on April 5 following the relatives’ verbal report and pressed charges of rape and began investigation against him on April 6. It is said that the girls’ relatives rescued the girls when they heard one of the girls crying after he had raped one girl and began raping another. The medical checkup of the girls was conducted at the Western Regional Hospital on April 5. INS
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 noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Raped 2
Female Raped 2
Youth Raped 2