Incident Reports

Infant found dead


Province 1, Jhapa, Mechinagar, Ward 6

An infant was found dead in Barmeli tole of Mechinagar-6 on January 19. Police suspect that someone killed the infant and abandoned the body. According to Rajendra Pokharel, DSP of Area Police Office Kakarbhitta, the infant's body is sent to B.P. Koirala Memorial Hospital for postmortem examination.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Infanticide
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
Local Newspaper - Jhapa