Stories Tagged 'Domestic violence'
A 19-year-old woman in Saptari has been hospitalised after sustaining serious injuries in an incident of domestic violence.
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Nineteen-year-old Prem Kala Thakur has sustained injuries all over her body and hospitalized after an incident of domestic violence in Musaharniya of Rajbiraj Municipality-15, Saptari.
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Thirty-seven-year-old J was asleep when her husband returned home drunk and poured kerosene on her private parts and set her alight, inflicting third-degree severe burns on her body. Her sister-in-law came to her aid and helped douse the fire, after which she was treated at home with herbal medicines.Days later, J was taken to Seti Zonal Hospital after her wounds developed an infection. While she was receiving treatment, her husband tried to kill her-again. The medical staff intervened at the right moment, after which the husband was arrested and sent to prison.
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Achham district is on its way to becoming a dry district with several villages actively banning the sale and consumption of alcohol to lower the cases of domestic violence and other social crimes.
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In a heart wrenching incident, a man poured hot cooking oil over his wife’s face at Namdu in Baiteshwor Village Council-6 of Dolakha district on Tuesday.
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A 22-year-old was tortured in captivity for three days by her husband and in-laws over dowry dispute in Golbazaar, Siraha, before she was rescued by neighbours on Tuesday.
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