Incident Reports

Morang woman found murdered; three neighbors arrested


Province 1, Morang, Dhanpalthan, Ward 4

Janaki Devi, a 35-year-old resident of Dhanpalathan Rural Municipality-4 of Morang was found at around 10 pm on August 1 in a paddy field about 50 meters away from her house. She was found dead with minor eye injuries, oozing from her mouth and a bleeding nose. Police said that the cause of death would be ascertained after receiving the postmortem report.

According to the police, she had a dispute with a neighbour while searching for the missing duck. Police arrested three neighbours who had a dispute with Janaki Devi. They are identified as 36-year-old Anarvati Mukhiya, 55-year-old Bhutai Mukhiya and his wife Sati Mukhiya.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
National/Online Media