Incident Reports

Three, including wife, injured from Khukuri attack


Lumbini, Arghakhanchi, Bhumekasthan, Ward 6

Three persons were injured in a Khukuri attack in Nuwakot of Bhumikaestan Municipality of Arghakhanchi district.

According to the police, 18-year-old wife Geeta Gharti, 43-year-old Mother-in-law Bhumika Kala Chhetri and 11-year-old Brother-in-law Arjun Chhetri have been injured from the khukuri attack from 27-year-old Paran Gharti of Khamaribas Bhumikaestan Municipality-6.

DSP Prakash Bista of District Police office, Argakhachi said Gharti is absconding after attacking them with khukuri.

The injured were sent to Lumbini Regional Hospital Butwal after treatment was not possible in Arghakhanchi. 

Police said that Gharti, who had came by covering his mouth had fled after attacking his family members by a khukuri.  Police said they were searching for him.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 3
Female Injured 2
Youth Injured 2
Local Newspaper - Rupandehi