Incident Reports

Women beaten for marrying a dalit man


Bagmati, Nuwakot, Suryagadhi, Ward 5

A woman has been beaten brutally by her own family members for marrying a Dalit youth here in Nuwakot. She has sustained injuries in different parts of her body due to the beating. On Saturday Rajani Thapa, a resident of Charghare-8 had married Lal Bahadur Bk aged 22 of Kalyanpur-4 with whom she was in love for sometime. The victim filed a case of caste discrimination against her family in the nearby Police Office. Police Inspector Pradhumna Adhikari said that they will take action against the perpetrators after further investigating the case.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
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
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