Nepal | February 17, 2019

Chaudhary tortured again on charges of practicing witchcraft

Tekendra Deuba
Radha Chaudhary

FILE: Chief Minister of Province 7 Trilochan Bhatta visits Radha Chaudhary at Seti Zonal Hospital in Dhangadhi, on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Photo: Tekendra Deuba

DHANGADI: Radha Chaudhary,20, of Deukali in Ghodaghodi Municipality-5, Kailali, who was beaten black and blue on the charge of practising witchcraft eight months ago has been tortured again on the same charge on Wednesday.

According to Area Police office, Sukhad, Inspector Yaksha Raj Joshi, local Kalicharan Chaudhary assaulted Chaudhary while accusing her of practising witchcraft.

Following the incident, Chaudhary lodged a police complaint against Kalicharan who was later arrested.

It has been reported that the culprit would be sent to prison soon.

Earlier, the court had slapped prison sentences to three persons on charges of thrashing Radha Chaudhary ruthlessly for six hours on a similar charge.

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