Incident Reports

Youth arrested for assaulting women accusing them witch arrested


Lumbini, Dang, Lamahi

Police have arrested 26-year-old Binod Harijan alias Bikash Guru of Gadhwa Rural Municipality-3 on October 6 on the charge of abusing three women aged 23, 28 and 33 alleging them of witchcraft.

Police had arrested 32-year-old Narama Bista and 23-year-old Savitra Pun of Lamahi Municipality-6 on September 30 after the victims lodged a complaint at the Ward Police Office, Lamahi. 

Inspector Rajan Poudel of Ward Police Office Lamahi said that the incident is being investigated.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response on basis of witchcraft allegations
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth