Incident Reports

Man arrested for beating a woman


Province 1, Sunsari, Inaruwa, Ward 10

A 58-year-old man has been arrested for beating a 50-year-old woman of Inaruwa by alleging her a witch. Pawan Sharma Khatwe of Inaruwa Municiaplaity-10 was arrested and a case has been filed against him , said Rajan Adhikari, Superintendent of Police (SP).

According to police, Khatwe, the Groom's father, had beaten her, while she was attending the wedding on 25th April. The injured woman has been taken to the district hospital for treatment.

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
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Morang , Local Newspaper - Sunsari