Incident Reports

20-year-old youth killed in khukuri attack at farm in Bhaktapur


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Suryabinayak, Ward 8

20-year-old Ishwar Rai of Manohara's squatter settlement was found murdered apparently from a khukuri attack at a cow farm in Sipadol, Suryabinayak Municipality-8 of Bhaktapur. Police arrested 20-year-old Ashish Khulal of Suryabinayak in Kathmandu on the charge of his involvement in the murder.

During the interrogation, it has been revealed that Khulal attacked Ishwar with Khukuri during a dispute. The accused also confessed the involvement of other two youths, Younis Yonjan and Sunil Bal, in the incident, who ran out of the window after hitting Rai with a khukuri.

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 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
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