Incident Reports

Man physically assaults wife for participating in an election campaign in Baitadi


Sudurpashchim, Baitadi, Dasharathchanda, Ward 8

30-year-old Jaya Mahara, temporary police, from Dashrathchand Municipality-6 of Baitadi physically assaulted his 29-year-old wife Dhana Mahara on May 6 for participating in an election campaign of Sima Mahara, a CPN-UML ward member candidate. Dhana sustained serious injuries and bruises on her head and body. 

According to the victim, her husband was under the influence of alcohol when he physically assaulted her, and she further added the police suggested her to get medical treatment before lodging a complaint. Inspector Lokraj Joshi of DPO Baitadi stated that he was not aware of the incident.

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 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 noyouth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1