Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against a man on the charge of physically assaulting his minor daughter in Panchthar


Province 1, Panchthar, Phidim, Ward 2

A complaint was lodged against 35-year-old Bijaya Lama, on December 24, on the charge of physically assaulting his 11-year-old daughter Eva Lama of Phidim municipality-2. According to the police, the accused beat his daughter on December 24, with a bamboo stick, accusing her of stealing money. The neighbour of the victim rescued the victim and lodged the complaint as well as took the girl to the hospital for treatment. Inspector Damwar Bishwakarma of the District Police Office said that the police had registered a complaint against the accused on the basis of verbal information given to the police by a neighbour. The victim used to live with her father after her parents got divorced and the victim was physically assaulted before as well. Although the accused was arrested on December 24, the accused has been released to appear at the police office as he is a father who has to work for the treatment of the victim, said Inspector Bishwakarma.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Youth Injured 1