Incident Reports

Woman arrested on the charge of husband's murder in Rupandehi


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Tillotama

Police arrested 39-year-old Grijadevi Tharu, from Tillotama Municipality-15 in Rupandehi on the charge of murder of her husband Jagdish Chaudhary. According to police, Grijadevi killed him by hitting him on the neck and various parts of his body with a sharp weapon while he was sleeping in his room. The police have also arrested 52-year-old Phoolchandra Baniya, a neighbor, who helped her in the murder.  Police said that Grijadevi had a financial and domestic dispute with her husband and that she was in an extra-marital affair with Baniya.

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 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
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