Incident Reports

Man commits suicide in Panchthar after attacking wife with Khukuri


Province 1, Panchthar, Falelung, Ward 6

Shanta Kumar Rai, of Panchthar Phalelung-6 committed suicide after making his wife seriously injured from Khukuri attack. As per the district police office, Panchthar 57 year old Rai committed suicide at the nearby jungle after making the the 56 year old wife injured. 

Rai, who was mourning the death of his mother at their ancestral house went to his house in the pretext of going to toilet and attacked his wife with Khukuri on April 29. The injured wife is undergoing treatment at BNC Hospital in Jhapa. Police suspect that, Rai attacked the wife with the intent of murder. 

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