Incident Reports

Three arrested on charge of assaulting a woman in Saptari


Madhes, Saptari, Mahadeva, Ward 4

Police arrested 58-year-old Laxman Raut Barai, 27-year-old Shyam Raut Barai, and 65-year-old Ramji Sah of Mahadeva Rural Municipality-4 on February 26 on the charge of beating 24-year-old Punita Devi Yadav. Meanwhile, another accused 40-year-old Surendra Sah of the same place is absconding.

The victim had lodged a complaint at the Area Police Office, Kanchanrup, Saptari alleging that she suffered a miscarriage (lost her 16-week  fetus) from the beating. The accused were cutting wheat from her field, and they beat her when she tried to stop them.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other economic issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
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
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Youth Injured 1