Incident Reports

A teenager dies suspiciously


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Lalitpur

A teenager at the girl's hostel of Sonam Academy in Thecho, Lalitpur, has died suspiciously. The deceased has been identified as Merika Rana, a 15-year-old, who was studying in grade 10.

According to Metropolitan Police Circle, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rajkumar Khizu of Chapagaun, Rana's body was found hanging inside the hostel room.

The family has filed a murder case, claiming the incident to be a murder not suicide. Police arrested Principal of the school, Raj Kumar Younjan, and Hostel Warden, Kishor Ishak, to inquire about the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Unclear
Weapons None
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media