Incident Reports

Missing youth found dead in suspicious circumstance in Myagdi


Gandaki, Myagdi, Malika, Ward 5

The body of 27-year-old Dhajendra Pun of Malika Rural Municipality-5 Devisthan who was missing since April 27, was found on May 9 in a  cave in Barahthan of Marchula Community Forest in Devisthan. The body was discovered covered with stones and police from the body's condition suspect the boy might have been murdered and disposed of.

Along with Dhajendra, four other youths of Devisthan also went out of contact since April 27. According to police, the investigation is underway on the basis of a complaint lodged by the deceased's brother Tilak Pun.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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