Incident Reports

Two arrested on charge of murdering a pregnant woman in Bajhang


Sudurpashchim, Bajhang, Thalara, Ward 1

Police arrested two men from Bajhang on the charges of murdering a pregnant woman. The arrested was identified as 27-year-old Devilal Joshi of Dangaji-2 and 25-year-old Prakash Joshi of the same place. Accusing the two of murdering Parbati Devi Joshi - resident of Dangaji-5, relatives of Parbati Devi lodged a complaint at the district police against the two. Parbati Devi who had gone to nearby jungle to fetch grass was found dead at Pipalkot on Sunday evening. She was later found lying dead near her grass load which she had prepared. She was 5 months into pregnancy at the time of her death. Inspector Devendra Malla of District Police Office said that police are further investigating the incident by holding the two accused into custody. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Killed 2
Female Killed 1
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