Incident Reports

Husband arrested on charge of his wife's murder in Nawalparasi West


Lumbini, Nawalparasi West, Pratappur, Ward 4

Police arrested 35-year-old Umesh Harijan of Khairatwa in Pratappur rural municipality-4 of Nawalparasi West on April 29 on the charge of killing his 30-year-old wife Salanti Harijan.

He was arrested after police received information that Salanti was seriously injured from Umesh's beating during a domestic dispute. Salanti, who was critically injured in the beating, died while undergoing treatment at the Martyrs' Memorial Community Hospital, Chaupatta. Police are conducting further investigation into the matter.

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
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