Incident Reports

Teenager sustains serious eye injury after being beaten by step-mother in Khotang


Province 1, Khotang, Rupakot Majhuwagadhi, Ward 1

A 15-year-old girl teenager has sustained injury after being beaten by her step-mother in Khotang. According to police, the teenager Binita Acharya  sustained injuries on her eye and different parts of her body after her step-mother, Chandrakala Rijal (Acharya) of Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi municipality-1 Diktel beat her on January 13 afternoon. The girl was sent to Tilganga hospital in Kathmandu for treatment and was referred to KMC hospital from there. Police have arrested Chandrakala and are further investigating the incident according to DSP Manjil Mukarung of District Police Office Khotang.

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