Incident Reports

Man kills his son, brother


A man in Musikot Municipality of Rukum has been accused of killing his own son and brother on Wednesday. Shankar Bista, 36, of Musikot-14, Loribang allegedly killed his six-year-old son Sudarshan and brother Gokarna Bista, 16, according to police. Police Inspector Sumit Khadka of the District Police Office (DPO) informed that Shankar used a Khukuri to kill them. Two of his other sons have also sustained serious injuries apparently after being attacked by their father. Shankar reportedly attacked them in a fit of anger after his wife went to a nearby tap for fetching drinking water in the morning. The deceased Gokarna was a disabled. Meanwhile, Shankar's elder son Prakash, 13, and Dinesh, 10, were initially taken to the District Hospital, Salle but were later transferred to Nepalgunj for further treatment. As per the preliminary investigation of police, Shankar had even tried to commit suicide by attacking himself with the same Khukuri. As he had sustained a neck injury, he was at first taken to the District Hospital and then arrested by police. Shankar's father Chakra Bahadur stated that the incident occurred in the absence of other family members. "Me and my daughter-in-law were out of home when it happened," said Chakra Bahadur, adding, "When we reached home, Shankar was attacking himself with a Khukuri." He further informed that they reported the incident to police after tying Shankar's hand. The dead bodies of Sudarshan and Gokarna were cremated on the bank of Sanibheri River the same day. Police have started investigation to find out why Shankar killed his own son and brother. रुकुम पश्चिमको मुसीकोट नगरपालिका १४ का एक व्यक्तिले आफ्नै छोरा र भाइको हत्या गरेका छन्। छिवाङ चौताराका ३६ वर्षिय शंकर बिष्टले ६ वर्षिय छोरा सुदर्शन बिष्ट र अपांग भाई २० वर्षिय गोकर्ण बिष्टको खुकुरी प्रहार गरी हत्या गरेका हुन्। उनले खुकुरी प्रहार गरी दुई छोराहरूलाई पनि घाइते बनाएको जिल्ला प्रहरी प्रमुख प्रहरी नायव उपरीक्षक सुमित खड्काले जानकारी दिए। खड्काका अनुसार दुई वर्षदेखि मानसिक सन्तुलन बिग्रिएका शंकरले बुधबार बिहान छोरा र भाइमाथि अन्धाधुन्ध खुकुरी प्रहार गरेका हुन्। उनले आफैलाई पनि खुकरी प्रहार गरी आत्महत्याको प्रयास गरेको डीएसपी खड्काको भनाई छ। प्रहरी नियन्त्रणमा रहेका उनको जिल्ला अस्पतालमा उपचार भैरहेको छ। शंकरका घाइते दुई छोराहरूको पनि जिल्ला अस्पतालमा उपचार भइरहेको प्रहरीले जनाएको छ। दुई मध्ये एकको अवस्था गम्भीर रहेको अस्पतालले जनाएको छ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 4
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 2
Youth Killed 2
Total Injured 2
Youth Injured 2
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