Incident Reports

Man killed in Sankhuwasabha


Province 1, Sankhuwasabha, Khandbari, Ward 9

Kathmandu, July 15

A 47-year-old man, Laxman Kumal has been killed by using a sharp weapon in Timlingtar, Khandbari municipality-9 of the Sankhuwasabha district in eastern Nepal. Police say a group of unidentified persons fatally attacked local Laxman Kumal on Wednesday evening. Two persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the case. The District Police Office says further investigation is underway.


Police arrested Yubraj Rai, a resident of Salpa Silichho Rural Municipality-4 in Bhojpur and now living in Khandbari-9, on the charge of Kumal's murder. He was absconding after the incident. According to police, Rai had killed Kumal by hitting him on the neck 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 Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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