Incident Reports

Radha Chaudhary tortured again on charge of practicing witchcraft


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Ghodaghodi, Ward 5

Radha Chaudhary,20, of Deukali in Ghodaghodi Municipality-5, Kailali, who was beaten black and blue on the charge of practicing witchcraft eight months ago has been tortured again on the same charge on Wednesday.

According to Area Police office, Sukhad, Inspector Yaksha Raj Joshi, local Kalicharan Chaudhary assaulted Chaudhary while accusing her of practising witchcraft.

Following the incident, Chaudhary lodged a police complaint against Kalicharan who was later arrested.

It has been reported that the culprit would be sent to prison soon. 

Earlier, the court had slapped prison sentences to three persons on charges of thrashing Radha Chaudhary ruthlessly for six hours on a similar charge.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response on basis of witchcraft allegations
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth