Incident Reports

Woman kills father-in-law in Okhaldhunga


Province 1, Okhaldhunga, Siddhicharan, Ward 4

In Siddhicharan Municipality-4, Rumjatar, a man died when his daughter-in-law hit him with an iron pipe. The 70-year-old father-in-law, Rajkaji Gurung, died after 30-year-old daughter-in-law, Taradevi Gurung, hit him with an iron rod.

Police arrested Taradevi on Thursday morning. According to the Police, on the dispute over the division of parental property, Taradevi hit him in the head. Police said further investigation is going on.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
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 Killed 1
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