Incident Reports

Complaint filed against husband on the charge of domestic violence in Saptari


Madhes, Saptari, Hanumannagar Kankalini, Ward 4

25-year-old Sunita Kumari Thakur, a resident of Hanuman Nagar Yoginiyamai municipality-7, has filed a complaint against her husband, 32-year-old Pramod Kumar Thakur and other members of his family in District Court on March 21, for allegedly subjecting her to domestic violence. The complaint was also filed against the victim's father-in-law, 65-year-old Rajendra Thakur, mother-in-law 55-year-old Durgadevi Thaku and brother-in-law 35-year-old Jitendra Thakur, in addition to her husband. According to the victim, she was assaulted by her husband and in-laws on February 29 when she went to ask for alimony. The victim had got married to Pramod Kumar on May 11, 2008, according to social norms. She and her daughter have been displaced to her parents' house in Khojpur VDC-7. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Banishment/shunning
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
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