Incident Reports

A 50-year-old Hindu priest arrested on the charge of injuring a Dalit youth by pouring hot starch on his body in Bara


Madhes, Bara, Simraungadh, Ward 3

Police arrested Anrudha Pandey a 50-year-old Hindu priest on the charge of injuring Anmol Paswan a 22-year-old Dalit youth of Simrangadh municipality-2 by pouring hot starch over his body on May 12. The victim alleged that when he went to visit a temple, the accused was cooking rice and the accused accused him of entering his kitchen which was supposedly restricted for Dalit folks. The agitated accused threw hot starchy rice water over the victim's body. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
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
Youth Injured 1