Incident Reports

Man kills nephew in Salyan


Karnali, Salyan, Bangad Kupinde, Ward 10

Dammar Puri, a 24-year-old resident of Bangad Kupinde municipality-10, Majhkanda of  Salyan killed his own 8-year-old nephew Vison Gharti using a sharp weapon inside a temple near his house. As per the police, Puri beheaded the boy using a sharp weapon. 

Police arrested Puri who is said to be mentally unstable with the weapon on January 15. He murdered the nephew inside the temple and buried the dead body inside the temple. The reason for murder remains to be disclosed. 

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 youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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