Incident Reports

Woman arrested on charge of infanticide


Gandaki, Kaski, Rupa, Ward 4

On August 16, police arrested Rita Malla Singh of Rupa Village Municipality-4, Khalte, Kaski on the charge of killing her baby. A team of the Area Police Office, Hanshpur found the body of a newborn baby at a place called Takanja in Rupa Rural Municipality-3 at around 4:45 pm on August 11.

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 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media