New bride forced out of home on charge of witchcraft

Published On: March 9, 2017 07:11 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 9: A newly married woman here was forced out of her home on the charge of practising witchcraft. 

The accusation on her was reportedly put for not bringing enough dowry during the marriage that took place two weeks ago on February 23. Upama Bhandari of Arubari in Gokarneshwar municipality-16 had married Dinesh KC of Bensigaon in ward no 15 of the municipality. 

Following the incident, Upama filed a complaint at the Metropolitan Police Range, Bauddha on Wednesday. Both the parties were invited to the Police Range for a discussion and an agreement was reached whereby both the parties would seek a legal recourse, Rai said. 

Based on the complaint, Upama’s mother-in-law Radhika KC has been taken into custody while her husband Dinesh was released on condition that he will be present before police when summoned. RSS

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