Incident Reports

Group beats youth to death for overtaking in Kanchanpur


Sudurpashchim, Kanchanpur, Bhimdatta, Ward 18

A group of youths has beaten 22-year-old Dipak Panta of Mahakali Municipality-3 Dodharachandni to death on Thursday.

Panta was murdered by a group of youths at Bhimdatta Municipality-18 Gobaraiyama by stabbing and hitting him with the helmet while he was traveling on a motorcycle from Dodhara to Mahendranagar with his father.

According to the victim's father, the group of 5-6 youths who were on motorcycle and scooter beat his son for overtaking them. The youth who sustained serious injury in the attack died while he was being taken to India for treatment, informed DPO Kanchanpur.

Police have arrested 3 persons in connection with the incident and have also taken into control a motorcycle, informed SP Dinesh Acharya.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Kanchanpur , Local Newspaper - Jhapa