Incident Reports

Gorkha man found dead after injuring wife in shooting


Gandaki, Gorkha, Dharche, Ward 6

58-year-old Kami Gurung from Kashigau-2 VDC in Gorkha has shot his wife Sukmaya Gurung on Monday, seriously injuring her. Kami, who was hiding at his house shot his wife on Monday evening while he was returning from the church, said the police. Sukmaya who sustained the injury on her right foot was brought to the hospital at Arughat for treatment. Police believe that she was shot over a domestic dispute with her husband. Meanwhile, Sukmaya's husband Kami, was found dead hanging from a tree 500 meters away from their house, said DSP Birendra Thapa of DPO. Due to the remoteness of the site of the incident police received information only late into the incident. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Homemade/traditional firearms
Primary Cause Other types of GBV
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 Injured 1
Female Injured 1
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