Incident Reports

Man arrested on charge of murdering his wife in Dolakha


Province 3, Dolakha, Kalinchok, Ward 6

27-year-old Himal Thami of Lapilang, Kalinchowk Rural Municipality-6 of Dolakha, was arrested on the charge of killing his 21-year-old  wife Sunita Thami by attacking her with a khukuri on February 20. The wife died from a severe head injury. Police are further investigating the incident.

The deceased was the second wife of the accused. According to locals, Himal Thami's first wife committed suicide by hanging herself a few years ago.

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 youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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