Incident Reports

Woman commits suicided as a result of domestic violence in Rajbiraj


Madhes, Saptari, Rajbiraj, Ward 2

Rubi Kumari Safi, a 26-year-old woman, resident of Saptari Rajbiraj municipality-2, committed suicide in her own room on October 5, after facing constant domestic violence.  According to the neighbors, Safi, who used to work as a computer operator in Gajendra Singh Hospital in Rajbiraj, committed suicide because her mother-in-law and brother-in-law tried to take away her salary. Police speculate she might have committed suicide after not being able to tolerate the domestic quarrels.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Suicide
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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