Incident Reports

Two arrested on charge of murder in Khotang


Province 1, Khotang, Rupakot Majhuwagadhi, Ward 3

Police arrested two persons from Khotang on August 25, on the charge of murder of 33-year-old Giriraj Thapa of Kande in Rupakot-Majhuwagadhi Municipality-3. Among the arrested are 22-year-old Narayan Thapa, the deceased's brother, and a 13-year-old boy, the nephew of the deceased, of the same place. Giriraj, who was missing since August 25, was found dead 200 meters from his home. According to police investigations, he was strangled to death using a rope. The cause for the murder, however, is still unknown.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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