Incident Reports

Arrested on charge of allegation of being witch


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Sainamaina, Ward 1

Police have arrested 45 years old Prakash Mallaha and 65 years old Khetu Mallaha of Sainamaina Rural Municipality-1 on November 18 on charge of misbehaving 40 years old woman alleging her of being witch.

The victim had lodged complaint against the accused at Area Police Office on November 19 according to DSP Dil Bahadur Malla of Area Police Office.

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 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth