Incident Reports

Man committed suicide after stabbing his wife in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Gauriganj, Ward 5

30-year-old Jagat Bahadur Tajpuriya alias Mohandev of Balugaun, Gauriganj-5 committed suicide by hanging himself on April 5 after stabbing his 26-year-old wife Rajkumari Tajpuria with a sharp weapon over a domestic dispute.

According to police, Rajkumari has sustained serious injuries and is undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of Birat Nursing Home in Biratnagar. Meanwhile, Jagat Bahadur's body was sent for postmortem at night.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Suicide
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 noyouth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Local Newspaper - Jhapa