Incident Reports

Dalit woman beaten in Tarkeshwor


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Tarakeshwor, Ward 5

A Dalit woman was beaten in Tarkeshwor municipality-5 Goldhunga. 28-year-old Kalpana Sunuwar of Dhunibesi rural municipality-3 Nuwakot currently residing in Tarkeshwor municipality-5 Goldhunga was beaten by 31-year-old Rita Ale Magar who also resides in the same place. Sunuwar lodged a complaint against Ale at Metropolitan Police Kathmandu on April 1 accusing her of beating her on March 31. She also reported to the police that, Ale Magar repeatedly intimidated her in the past for being a Dalit. Sunuwar is nine months old pregnant. Police are further investigating on the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
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
Female Injured 00
Female Abducted 00