Incident Reports

Garment owner shot dead in Gothatar


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

A garment owner was shot dead in Gothatar, Kathmandu on Monday.

An unidentified person opened fire at Lal Mohammad at around 6 pm today.

Dinesh Mainali, spokesperson at the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, confirmed that Mohammad was shot dead this evening.

He breathed his last during the course of treatment.

Police said that a pistol was recovered from the incident site.

Further investigation into the incident is underway, police said.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Related to organized crime and illegal trade (drugs, arms, non-gendered human trafficking, protection racket, gang violence, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
National/Online Media