Incident Reports

Man arrested on charge of wife-beating in Humla


Karnali, Humla, Simkot

 District Police Office arrested 32-year-od Dukku Bhandari of Chharpra VDC-2 and currently living in Simkot on January 5 on the charges of thrashing his 29-year-old wife Pankali Lama. Lama, in her complaint filed on January 4, said that her husband repeatedly beat her up for being from lower caste and also accusing her of having extra-marital affairs. She also filed for a divorce in the complaint. SI Kalam Bahadur Shahi said that as this complaint came from a woman, the police would investigate the claim.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
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