Incident Reports

Woman files complaint of domestic violence against in-laws in Saptari


Province 2, Saptari, Tirahut, Ward 3

The 22-year-old victim, Ranjani Kumari Das, filed a complaint of domestic violence against her 25-year-old husband Dharmendra Das,50-year-old father-in-law Ramananda Das,  47-year-old mother-in-law Sita Devi Das and 21-year-old brother-in-law Jitendra Das, of Goithi, Tirhut Rural Municipality-3 on January 6.

According to the victim, on October 11, 2020, her brother-in-law tortured her physically and mentally and all other accused threw her out of the house demanding a dowry of 1 million rupees. The husband is allegedly planning his second marriage. The victim has accused her husband of sexually, physically and mentally abusing the victim.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
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