Incident Reports

Jailed for marrying underage girl in Pyuthan


Lumbini, Pyuthan, Pyuthan

 District Court of Pyuthan sentenced a man to three months in prison on February 1 on the charges of marrying an underage girl. Gopal Thedi Magar, 19, of Raspurkot VDC-6 eloped with a 14-year-old girl of the same place on November 23, 2014. The girl’s mother filed a complaint against him at District Police Office on November 24. Thedi Magar was arrested by the police on November 25 and a case of child marriage was filed against him on December 19. District Court Judge Bishnu Prasad Upadhaya decided to send him to prison for three months and fined Rs 4,000, District Court Registrar Rudramani Giri said. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Abduction
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Abducted 1
Female Abducted 1
Youth Abducted 1