Incident Reports

Jhapa man kills mother over domestic dispute


Province 1, Jhapa, Bhadrapur

A man killed his own mother with a dagger over a domestic dispute at Prithvi Nagar of Jhapa district on Monday. Jhapa District Police Office said that 24-year-old Desh Raj Tamang of Prithvi Nagar VDC-2 attacked his mother 45-yer-old Taradevi with a dagger in the wee hours today. Taradevi died on the spot after receiving an attack on her head, police said. Police have arrested the son for investigation, informed the DPO Spokesperson DSP Hari Raj Sharma. Desh Raj has already confessed to his crime, police added. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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