Incident Reports

Woman found dead in Mahottari, police suspect murder after rape


Province 2, Mahottari, Gaushala, Ward 10

A woman having mental disability has been found murdered viciously in Mahottari on  October 3. The deceased has been identified as 22-year-old Sharmila Singh Danuwar of Gaushala municipality-10 Thapatol. Her body was found at a field near a river east of the village on Thursday. Police suspects that the woman was murdered after rape. The mouth of the deceased was tied up and there were bruises in various parts of the deceased body.

Police suspect the victim's body was disposed at the site after torturing and murdering her somewhere else. Police are further investigating the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Secondary Form Sexual Assault
Weapons None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
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
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1
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