Incident Reports

Man arrested for murdering wife in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Kamal, Ward 2

Police arrested 34-year-old husband Ramji Thapa of Kamal Rural Municipality-2, Triveni Chowk in Jhapa on the charge of murdering his 24-year-old wife Rita Thapa by slitting her in the neck with a sharp weapon over a domestic dispute on the evening of October 10.

According to the District Police Office, Jhapa, Thapa was immediately arrested and legal action was taken against him.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media