Incident Reports

Man arrested for trying to set daugher-in-law on fire


Madhes, Saptari, Rajbiraj, Ward 15

Police arrested 55-year-old Parshuram Sharma, 50-year-old Draupadi Sharma, 35-year-old Khemchan Sharma and 32-year-old Ramba Devi Sharma for tying to set 20-year-old Rekhadevi Sharma of Rajbiraj Municipality-15 on fire.

Rekhadevi filed a complaint against her in-laws on February 4 stating that they tried to murder her on January 31 by dousing her saree in petrol and letting her catch fire. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Youth Injured 1