Incident Reports

One killed in Khotang lathi attack


Province 1, Khotang, Ward 1

A man died after he was attacked by a lathi in Khotang district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Lak Kumar Rai (45) of Rakha Bangdel-8. According to the District Police Office, Khotang, Dipesh Rai (20) of Rakha Bangdel-7 had attacked Lak Kumar after a dispute ensued between them while consuming alochol at the former’s house at around 8 pm yesterday. Lak Kumar, who sustained deep on his head, was taken to his home in an unconscious state. He breathed his last at around 3 am today. Following the incident, a police team dispatched from the Area Police Office, Aiselukharka reached the incident site and nabbed Dipesh, Inspector Kash Nath Regmi of the District Police Office, Khotang informed. Preparations are underway to taken the body of deceased to the District Hospital for postmortem.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Battle
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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