December 10, 2008.

Lamjung, Nepal.
Shila Pandey (Brahmin) of Gorkha was severely beaten by her own parents when they came to know that she had married Prakash Pariyar (so called untouchable) of Lamjung. They had recently been married in Kathmandu. They were beaten in Dumre market, Tanahu, while returning back from Kathmandu. The bride’s family severely assaulted her and issued death threat to the groom. The bride has been kidnapped and taken away. The groom has lodged a formal complaint against the bride’s family pressing charges of kidnapping. Both were students of a local Bhakti Secondary School.