Incident Reports

Woman murdered in Bhaktapur


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur

A woman was killed by slitting her throat in a broad daylight at Khartipati, Bhaktapur.

Sabitri Bhattarai, 60, who was staying at son-in law's house was murdered. The incident happened near Nepal Electricity Authority's training center, Metropolitan Police Range chief and Superintendent of Police Sabin Pradhan.

She was staying in a newly constructed one and half-storey house of her son-in-law. The preliminary investigations of police showed that she was alone at home when the incident occurred.

A group of three youths coming on a motorcycle force-entered the house after 10:30 am and killed the woman.

Police were informed about it only at 1:00 pm and a team from the Crime Investigation Division, Police Range Bhaktapur gathered the preliminary details surrounding the crime. The body was found at the room. Police have launched a manhunt for the killers.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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