Incident Reports

Mother buries her child alive after delivery


Karnali, Salyan, Darma, Ward 1

Police have arrested a woman and a man on the charge of burying their child alive after delivery in Salyan district.

The arrested are a 20-year-old Lal Maya Budha and Keshab Sunar, 33, of Darma Municipality.

Birendra Bahadur Sahi, a Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) of Salyan has informed that it has been proved from the investigation that the baby was born through an extramarital affair of Budha and Sunar and they have killed their own child.

After delivering the baby, Lal Maya Budha buried her child in the wheat field nearby her house. Both culprits admitted their crime in front of the police, Sahi added.

Lal Maya Budha’s husband is in Malaysia for foreign employment for the last two years. Both the accused are taken into police custody for further investigation as per the district court order.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Infanticide
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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