Incident Reports

Two arrested on the charge of infanticide


Province 1, Ilam, Deumai, Ward 8

According to Rajkishor Sah, Police Inspector of Area police Office, Mangalbare, a dead body of an infant was found in the farm of Jung Bahadur Rai situated at Deumai Municipality-8, Jitpur on Thursday afternoon around 12:30 pm.

Investigating the incident, police said that Kalpana Rai, resident of the same place, threw the infant as it was born from an illegitimate sexual relationship while her husband was abroad for employment. 

Police said the investigation has been carried out by taking 40-year-old Lok Bahadur Rai and Kalpana Rai, who was involved in the incident, under control. The infant's body has been sent to B.P Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan for the post-mortem.   

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Infanticide
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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