Incident Reports

Father remanded in custody for allowing intercaste marriage


Madhes, Sarlahi, Parsa

27-year-old Rambabu Shah married 21yrs, Aliyash Dewani from Bahudara rural municipality-1 in Parsa district which cost his father into the custody for 9 days. A runaway couple was hiding since one and a half month in Delhi. While the family of the girl lodged a complained against Rambabu stating that the boy lured his daughter and abducted her. Police said that Jamuna was arrested on the basis of complained filed by the girl family. He was remanded into the custody so that the runaway couple will come in contact with the police. According to the couple, they legally got married at Jaleshwor district court after they received a threat by the family of the girl since the day they ran away. Both of them were taken into custody overnight.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Secondary Cause Violence in prisons (violence by correction officers, prisoners etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Parsa , Local Newspaper - Rautahat