Incident Reports

Man kills elderly uncle in Kaski


Gandaki, Kaski, Madi, Ward 4

On July 12, police arrested Nawraj Sapkota on the charge of murdering 78-year-old Pitamber Sapkota of Ghumnung in Madi-4 on Saturday night. Nawaraj, who is Pitamber's nephew, reportedly attacked his uncle with a khukuri regarding the dispute about the grass in the field. Pitambar died on the spot whereas another elderly man, Keshav Raj Sapkota is also injured in the incident and undergoing treatment in Manipal Hospital, Pokhara.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Total Injured 1
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