Incident Reports

Woman physically assaulted on the charge of theft in Bhaktapur


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Ward 7

A woman named Sapna Banu was physically assaulted by the locals on the charge of stealing a purse of a local female by tying her to a pole in Hanuman Ghat of Bhaktapur-7 on January 5. Despite denying of theft charges multiple times, around 7 female assaulted her.

The police reached the spot and investigations found no evidence against the victim. she was sent back after interrogation.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to crime
Actor 1 - Number of people 7
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media