The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook ten

caption: rape
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Hungphoi
date: 25.2.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 24.2.1937-11.4.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: The punishment for rape is not very heavy. A man raping a grown up girl who still stays with her parents, in the jungle, has to pay one dao. If he rapes a married woman staying with her husband the fine is higher. The fine is high too if he rapes a small girl.