Incident Reports

Elderly man pushes brother to death from cliff over a financial dispute


Lumbini, Arghakhanchi, Bhumekasthan

Police arrested 74-year-old Himal Bahadur Gamal of Bhumikasthan Municipality-1 in Arghakhanchi on the charge of murdering his 70-year-old younger brother Bir Bahadur Gamal by pushing him off a cliff over an economic dispute. According to the police, the accused and the victim were returning home after collecting old age allowance from Shine Reshunga Bank on October 19 and the dispute started on the way. The accused and the victim ran into a fight and over the dispute about money and started pushing each other resulting in Bir Bahadur's death. Bir Bahadur's body was recovered 70 meters below the cliff. Police have started further investigation into the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons None
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
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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