Incident Reports

Man dies in khukuri attack in Khotang


Province 1, Khotang, Kepilasagadhi, Ward 2

A person has died in a khukuri attack in Khotang. The deceased has been identified as 65-year-old Dilliraj Rai of Kepilasgadhi Rural Municipality-2 Khartamchha. 36-year-old local Shuvaraj Rai attacked Dilliraj and his wife 62-year-old Samamaya Rai with khukuri on Sunday morning. Both of them sustained serious injury in the attack. Dilliraj died while preparations were being made to bring him to Kathmandu. Police have arrested the assailant and are further investigating.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
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