Incident Reports

Youth arrested on charge of murdering a woman in Banepa


Police arrested 22-year-old Bijay Tamang of Suryabinayak Municipality-8, Bhaktapur on April 5 on the charge of involvement in the murder of Pooja Damai alias Purnakala of Doramba Rural Municipality-6 of Ramechhap. Police found Pooja Damai dead on the road in Banepa Municipality on April 4.

The primary investigation revealed Tamang had consumed an excessive amount of alcohol and after Pooja accused him of stealing, in a fit of rage, he killed her by hitting various sensitive parts of the body including the head and chest in the bus park.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed n/a
National/Online Media