Incident Reports

Attempted killing by using an axe


Lumbini, Banke, Janki, Ward 3

Police have arrested 59 years old Pancha Ram Harijan on June 8 on charge of attempting to kill 45 years old wife Kaptara Harijan of Janaki Rural Municipality-3 by using an axe.

Police said that the accused had attacked his wife with an axe in a normal family dispute. They were in a dispute from the last 15/16 days. She is undergoing treatment at Nepalgunj Teaching Hospital.

He was arrested based on a complaint lodged by the victim’s party according to SI Rajan Singh

Smriti Devkota

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 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
INSEC , Local Newspaper - Banke