Incident Reports

16-month-old boy stabbed to death in Syangja


Gandaki, Syangja, Waling, Ward 10

A 16-month-old boy has been stabbed to death at Waling-10 Bhakunde in Syangja this afternoon. Jitendra Gurung, 33, of Bhakunde in Waling-10, Paiyun Rural Municipality-5 of Parbat has stabbed Simon Gurung, 16-month-old son of Ranmaya Gurung in the same house in Waling-12, Sirsekot. The child was stabbed in the neck, police spokesperson Rajendra Prasad Adhikari informed.

Simon, who was critically injured in the knife attack, was pronounced dead at the Garhwa Primary Health Center. The deceased's sister Saina Gurung, 5, has sustained injuries to the front of her neck and the big toe of her left hand. Her health condition is moderate. Ward Police Office Waling has arrested Jitendra for stabbing the two children.

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 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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