Incident Reports

Man arrested on charge of wife's murder in Salyan


Karnali, Salyan, Kumakhmalika, Ward 5

Police arrested Kaviraj Khadka, a 47-year-old resident of Kumakh- 5 Timile, Salyan on the charge of killing his 42-year-old wife Kali Khadka on October 19 over a domestic dispute they had a few days ago. According to police, Kaviraj, who had consumed alcohol that night, hit his wife on her head with an adze who was sleeping with her children. Kali died on the spot. Further investigation is underway into the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
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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