Incident Reports

Man misbehaved on charge of having illicit relationship


Madhes, Mahottari, Ekdanra

Dilip Mandal, 30 of Eekdara Rural Municipality-1 was misbehaved by smearing black soot on his face and putting shoes garland by a group of youth of the same place on October 29 on charge of having illicit relationship with other woman. He was controlled by the youths and misbehaved in the middle of the road. Local youth said that he was given “social punishment” on charge of having relationship with other woman. Secretary Ranjan Bhandary of Human Rights Defenders Network said that legal remedies are needed instead of misbehaving the accused.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Public humiliation
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to perceived offenses to social or moral norms (other than witchcraft)
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media , INSEC , Local Newspaper - Mahottari