Accused arrested on charge of alleging woman of being witch

  February 2, 2017 By: INSEC

Police has arrested Rafidan Khatun, 28 of Shambhu Nath Municipality-2, Khoksar on February 1 on charge of beating pregnant Punam Devi Shah, 28. The victim had a miscarriage due to the besting.

Based on a complaint lodged at police office, police registered complaint against the victim’s daughter Mahirun Khatun, 28, son Luk Man Miya,21, Mohamad Alam Miya, 30, Jamila Khatun, 35 and Bhuwan Shah, 52 inclusing Rafidan Khatun.

The victim was beaten by the accused on January 27 while she was busy on construction work. In a beating , the victim miscarriage five months old baby. The victim is undergoing treatment at Ganasingh Zonal Hospital. The miscarriage embryo is taken to BPKHS for postmortem.


Manohar Kumar Pokhrel