Incident Reports

Man held for mistreating woman on witchcraft allegation in Udayapur


Province 1, Udayapur, Chaudandigadhi, Ward 5

Police have arrested one of the accused of mistreating a woman on a charge of practising witchcraft on March 20. Debaka Sada, 40, of Sundarpur VDC-5 was arrested for forcefully feeding human excreta to a 49-year-old woman. The victim was inhumanly treated by Debaka and Sanjay Sada, 24, while she was at her home on March 19. DSP Om Bahadur Rana of the District Police Office said that mistreated the victim accusing her of making their family member ill. DSP Rana added that search for accused Sanjay is ongoing.

Bharat Khadka 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response on basis of witchcraft allegations
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 noyouth
National/Online Media