Incident Reports

Woman found dead in Sugarcane field, locals suspect murder


Madhes, Rautahat, Gadhimai, Ward 3

A woman was found dead in Gadhimai Municipality-3, Laxmipur, Rautahat.  40-year-old Minna Devi, a wife of Sakal Baitha, was found dead in a sugarcane field with her neck wrapped with her own Saari. A team of police from Area Police Office, Garuda reached the spot after some locals informed the police. Locals suspect that the woman's body was disposed of in the sugarcane field after being murdered.  SP Rabiraj Khadka of District Police Office, Rautahat said they are investigating upon the incident.  The number of murders has been increasing at Rautahat in the last few days.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other types of GBV
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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