Incident Reports

Teenage girl nabbed for killing own newborn


Police on Thursday arrested an 18-year-old girl on the charge of killing her newborn son, in Takhel, Bajrabarahi Municipality-11 of Lalitpur. The girl, who hails from Irkhu-7 of Sindhupalchok, strangled her newborn and dumped the body in a water tank inside her toilet on Wednesday, police claimed. Further investigation is underway.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
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 youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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