Accused Arrested for Accusing of Practicing Witchcraft

  May 23, 2024 By: INSEC

Police arrested 29-year-old Padam Basyal of Bagnaasakali Rural Municipality-9, Chappani Gwasing on May 22, 2024 for allegedly accusing a 43-year-old woman of witch and beating her.
The aggrieved party filed a complaint at the District Police Office on May 21, alleging that the accused had beaten the victim with a stick and hands to drive away a witch supposedly seen in her eyes.
DSP Sugandha Shrestha of District Police Office informed INSEC the accused was arrested on the basis of the same complaint and further investigation is being carried out. The victim is being treated at Palpa Hospital.

Yagyamurti Timilsina