Incident Reports

Man sets fire to in-laws house over personal dispute in Bara


Province 2, Bara, Jitpur Simara, Ward 18

33-year-old Dhirendra Patel of Birgunj Metropolitan city ward No 28 Parsa set fire to his in-laws' house in Jitpur Simra Metropolitan Ward No 18 of Bara over a personal dispute on January 16.

Patel, who went to his in-laws after consuming alcohol, got angry and started a fire during a dispute within the family. According to the police, the fire destroyed clothes, utensils and food items inside the house and caused a loss of Rs 50,000. Patel has fled after the fire broke out and search for him is underway.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Arson
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
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
National/Online Media