Incident Reports

Man arrested on charge of murdering wife in Terhathum


Province 1, Terhathum, Chhathar, Ward 1

Police have arrested 52-year-old Tenje Sherpa of Chhathar Rural Municipality-1, Terhathum, on February 20, on the charge of murdering his 60-year-old wife Tshering Doma Lama, on February 17. Locals informed the police after the accused killed his wife over a domestic dispute. DSP Gautam Thapa of the District Police Office, Jhapa, said they have arrested the absconded accused from a hotel in Mechinagar-6, Jhapa.

According to DSP Thapa, the postmortem of the deceased body was conducted at the District Hospital, Dhankuta on February 18, and handed it to the victim's maternal side.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Unclear
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