Incident Reports

Woman killed in Pashupati Temple premises, two arrested


A 35-year-old woman has been killed in Pashupatinath temple premises. Preliminary investigation by the police has revealed that Babita Devi Chaudhary, who was earning a living by begging in the temple premises, was killed. Police have arrested 38-year-old Ravi Chaudhary husband of the deceased and Anu Thapa alias Thulo Challi of Nuwakot on suspicion of involvement in the murder.

Babita was beaten by some boys including  Anu three days ago for stealing Anu's mobile phone. An investigation has revealed that an attempt was made to burn Babita's body after death.

Babita's body has been sent to Teaching Hospital for postmortem. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
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
Total Raped 00
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