Incident Reports

TU professor threatens staff over rape complaint


Province 3, Kathmandu, Kirtipur

The Tribhuvan University Sociology Student Front has issued a statement demanding an impartial investigation into the allegation of rape against Professor Dr. Dumbar Chemjong. The Front has urged the female employee to take legal action with confidence. The statement said, "Unwarranted acts are being carried out under the auspices of Shakti Kendra to force the alleged victim to withdraw her complaint, use abusive language and insult her."

Earlier, former heads of the Department of Sociology / Anthropology, Prof. Dr. Om Gurung, Prof. Dr. Ram Bahadur Chhetri, and Prof. Dr. Padam Lal Devkota had issued a joint statement urging to settle the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Secondary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media