Incident Reports

Man arrested for murdering wife in Solukhumbu


Province 1, Solukhumbu, Sotang, Ward 3

Police, on November 4, arrested 29-year-old Hom Bahadur Rai of Sotang Rural Municipality-3 on the charge of killing his 28-year-old wife Soma Lama.

The accused had attacked his wife with a khukuri on November 4 during a domestic dispute. 

According to Inspector Mahendra Kumar Darnal of the District Police Office, the victim died on the spot. 

The post-mortem of the body will be done at the District Hospital, Salleri on November 5, said Inspector Darnal.

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) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1