Incident Reports

Man arrested on charge of murdering his wife in Panchthar


Province 1, Panchthar, Hilihang, Ward 5

31-year-old Dhan Bahadur Uvarkoti of Hilihang Rural Municipality-5, Subhang of Panchthar has killed his 30-year-old wife Durgamaya by striking her with an axe.

Chief of the District Police Office, Panchthar, DSP Dan Bahadur Thapa said that Durgamaya's body was found in her house. 

According to the locals, the incident took place at around 1 am last night. 

Police reached the spot at 3 in the morning after a neighbor reported the incident.

Dhan Bahadur involved in the incident is absconding and search is on, said Pranau Thapa. The incident is under investigation, police said.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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