Incident Reports

Man kills mother-in-law in Arghakanchu


Lumbini, Arghakhanchi, Sitganga, Ward 8

Police, on July 16, arrested Basanta Kumal, 29, of Rapti Rural Municipality-1, Lalmatia, on the charge of murdering 43-year-old mother-in-law Indrakala Mukhiya of Sitganga Municipality-8.  According to the preliminary investigation, Kumal, who went to his wife's parent's house to take his wife, killed his mother-in-law by strangling her with a rope during a common dispute on July 15. Inebriated Kumal then hanged her in the kitchen room. 

Upon receiving information of the incident, the accused was arrested and the investigation has started, said Inspector Ganesh Bahadur Naral of the Area Police Office, Thaka. The victim's family filed a complaint at the Area Police Office on July 16 about the incident. The dead body has been brought to Teaching Hospital for post-mortem as it could not be done at the District Hospital and Regional Hospital, said police.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Blunt 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 Killed 1
Female Killed 1