Incident Reports

Woman murdered by her husband in a sharp weapon attack in Morang; Husband absconded


Province 1, Morang, Belbari, Ward 1

A woman was murdered by her husband in Morang. 57-year-old Hem Karna Mahat of Belbari municipality-1 in Morang has been accused of murdering his wife Devi Mahat in a sharp weapon attack. Police speculated that the accused murdered the victim on March 9 afternoon by attacking her with a knife. The victim sustained injuries on her head and hands. The accused has two wives. Police are looking for the accused who went on the run following the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
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 na
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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