Incident Reports

Six held in connection with youth’s murder in Dhapasi


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Tokha, Ward 5

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested six individuals in connection with the murder of a youth in Tokha Municipality-5, Dhapasi.

The arrested are six including Dibas Adhikari, a local, and Ravi Magar.

The details of the others are yet to be revealed. Police said they are searching other two people involved in the murder.

Ashish Magar, 24, of Gorkha died in the gang fight that took place apparently over the issue of a girl, according to SSP Shyam Prasad Gyawali of Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu.

Magar died at Chirayu Hospital after being stabbed by an unidentified person on the premises of Devi Temple at Dhapasi Heights, police said.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media