Incident Reports

Man surrendered to police after murdering his wife in Arghakhanchi for not bringing enough dowry


Lumbini, Arghakhanchi, Malarani, Ward 2

Kamal Bhusal of Malarani rural municipality-2 surrendered to police on June 24, after murdering his 27-year-old wife Saru Bhattarai for not brining enough dowry. According to the police, Bhusal took his wife Saru to the forest to collect grass to feed domestic animals and murdered her by straggling to death when in a lone place. The accused was arrested after he surrender to the police confessing that he murdered and hid his dead wife's body inside fodder.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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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