Incident Reports

Body sent for post-mortem from funeral in Baitadi


Sudurpashchim, Baitadi, Pancheshwar

Police interrupted the funeral of a 22-year-old woman from Giregada-5 VDC, Guni Chand, over suspicion of her alleged murder and attempt to cover up the crime by her family. Police arrested Guni's husband Dhani Chand, father-in-law Jaya Bahadur Chand, mother-in-law Janaki chand, Narad Chand and Trilok Chand on Thursday in connection with Guni's death. Police sent the body for post-mortem after her father, Gopi Chand filed a complaint at the police saying that the woman was murdered by her husband and in-laws. According to the police, Guni Chand's husband and his family called her brother Ramesh Chand in Dehradun saying that Guni Chand had died on Monday night after vomiting blood. Guni's father who went to attend the funeral the next day was not allowed to see her body, raising suspicion of foul play. They also found blood streak on her head and mouth. Gopi Chand along with his relatives interrupted the funeral and took photographs of the deceased and called the police demanding an investigation into her death. Police sent the body of the woman to the district headquarter for a post-mortem on Friday on the basis of the complaint filed by the victim's father.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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