Incident Reports

Dalit ward member killed, three women held

2018-06-04

Province 6, Kalikot, Naraharinath, Ward 9

A Dalit ward member of Naraharinath Rural Municipality-9 in Kalikot district was beaten to death in her own house on Saturday night. Police said 45-year-old Mana Sarki, who was elected the ward member of Naraharinath-9 on CPN-UML ticket, died after she was brutally attacked by three women from the same village. The suspects, Rajinda Shahi, Srijana Shahi and Durga Shahi, have been arrested after the incident, police said.Mana’s body was taken to District Hospital in Manma for post-mortem on Sunday.A group of Dalit right activists have meanwhile submitted a memorandum to the District Administration Office demanding legal action against the three women and sufficient compensation to Mana’s family. Mana’s husband is in India for employment. She had been living with her six children. नरहरीनाथ गाउँपालिका-९ घरभई सोही वडामा दलित महिलातर्फबाट निर्वाचित वडा सदस्य ४२ वर्षीया मना सार्कीलाई कुटपिट गरी हत्या गरेको आरोपमा सोही स्थान निवासी २२ वर्षीया राजीन्दा शाही, १९ वर्षीया सृजना शाही र १८ वर्षीया दुर्गा शाहीलाई जेठ २१ गते प्रहरीले गिरफ्तार गरेको छ । मृतक सार्कीले कम्मर शाहीसँग जेठ २० गते साँझ अवैध यौन सम्पर्क राखेको आरोपमा कुटपिट गरी हत्या गरेको आरोपमा शाहीका छोरीहरूले कुटपिट गर्दा सार्कीको मृत्यु भएको पीडित पक्षले जनायो । मृतकका छोरा पदम नेपालीले कर्तव्य ज्यान र छुवाछुत कसुर सजाए एन अनुसार आरोपीहरूविरुद्ध किटानी जाहेरी दिएपछि प्रहरीले अनुसन्धानका लागि गिरफ्तार गरिएको जिल्ला प्रहरी कार्यालय कालिकोटका इन्स्पेक्टर निरज चौलागाँइले बताए । मृतक सार्कीको शव पोष्टमार्टमका लागि जिल्ला अस्पताल कालिकोटमा राखिएको छ । घटनाको विषयमा दलित सेवा संघ, दलित गैरसरकारी सस्था महासंघ, नेपाल राष्टिय दलित कल्याण संघ लगाएतका दलित गैरसरकारी निकायल विज्ञप्तिमार्फत निन्दा गरेका छन् ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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