Incident Reports

Arrested on charge of mother-in-law’s murder


Lumbini, Gulmi, Isma, Ward 3

Police have arrested Laxmi B.K, 28 and Devi B. K, 23 on 6 January for the charge of murdering their mother-in-law Kaushila B.K, 76, of Ishma rural municipality-3 Darlamchaur on 2 January.

The accused duo had planned of looting all her jewelries for which they had beaten her mercilessly. Complaint was filed against them on 6 January by Kaushila’s husband Sher Bahadur B.K at the District Police Office.

The victim was taken to Lumbini Provincial Hospital, Butwal for treatment. She died during the treatment procedure on 5 January, informed Min Ghale, DSP of District Police Office. The body’s postmortem was conducted on 6 January at the District Hospital Gulmi.

Toplal Aryal

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
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 unknown
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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