Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against a man on the charge of physically assaulting his wife for not bringing dowry


Madhes, Sarlahi, Godaita, Ward 10

A complaint was lodged against Mo. Samir Khan a 25-year-old man of Godauta municipality-10 on the charge of physically assaulting his 23-year-old wife Saumul Khatul of Malangawa municipality-7  for not bringing an Indian Motorcycle and Rs. 50,000 as a dowry. Due to physical assault, Khatun sustained injuries on her left hand and she got three stitches on her left hand.  The father of the victim claimed that they gave the accused a dowry worth Rs. 1,25,000, gold, and other materials but the accused still assaulted the victim physically and psychologically. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to disputes over dowry
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
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
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Youth Injured 1