Police have arrested 47 years old mother in law Debaki Devi Shah and 25 years old husband Shyam Sagar Shah on May 21 on charge of torturing 18 years old Kalpana Kumari Shah of Shambhu Nath Municiality-6 demanding for dowry.
The District Police Office of Saptari said that the accused were arrested based on a complaint lodged by the victim’s father Ram Autar Shah of Parchawa VDC-2.
The victim said that she was beaten and tortured by the accused and she has been living with her parents since then. The victim sustained bruises over her body and underwent treatment at Sagarmatha Chaudhary Eye Hospital in Lahan and Kathmandu.
Manohar Kumar Pokhrel