Incident Reports

Woman attempts suicide after killing three-year-old son in Dailekh


Province 6, Dailekh, Dungeshwor, Ward 3

29-year-old Hira Thapa Magar of Lekcha in Dungeshwor Rural Municipality-3 killed her 3-year-old son Umesh Thapa Magar and attempted suicide. According to police, Hira killed her son by hanging him on a rope and tried to commit suicide by jumping from the cliff of Lekcha River. Police are further investigating the case.

A local informed that the woman killed her son around 1 PM on Thursday. The injured woman has recovered after treatment. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
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
Youth Killed 1
Total Abducted 00
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