Incident Reports

Accused of wife murder, arrested


Province 1, Okhaldhunga, Chisankhugadhi

Police arrested Prem Nuri Sherpa, 40- years-old, on the charge of beating to death his 34-year-old wife Lhakpa Puti Sherpa of Chishankhugarhi Rural Municipality-4 in Okhaldhunga on July 26. During a domestic dispute, the accused physically assaulted her resulting in her death on July 23. According to police, the accused admitted that he got on an impulse, beat his wife with a stick, injured her, and later died during treatment at the hospital on 26 July.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
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