Incident Reports

Woman killed in Dhankuta


Province 1, Dhankuta, Chhathar Jorpati, Ward 3

28-year-old Nirmala Shrestha hit 29-year-old Pavitra Rai of Chhathar Jorpati-3 with timber on Saturday evening over a dispute. Injured Rai succumbed to injuries on Tuesday morning while receiving treatment at District Hospital in Dhankuta. 

The two were friends and Shrestha attacked Rai over a minor dispute.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Morang