Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against husband for domestic violence


Madhes, Saptari, Hanumannagar Kankalini

Rojitan Khatun, 21 of Hanuman Nagar Kankalini Municipality-14 lodged complaint against 25 years old husband Hunipha Miya, father-in-law Sahad Miya,52, Mother-in-law Batlan Khatun,52 and 22 years old brother -in-law Ishad Miya at Distrci Court of Saptari on February 27 on charge of inflicting domestic violence over a dispute of dowry. 

According to the victim, the accused had demanded for five lakhs cash along with jewelries, furniture and four-wheeler vehicle as a dowry after their marriage 3 years ago.

The victim at present is living with her family members in Sunsari Koshi Rural Municipality-8.

Manohar Kumar Pokhrel

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Rape
Secondary Form Banishment/shunning
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to disputes over dowry
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth