Incident Reports

Woman in Chitwan arrested for killing a man who tried to rape her


Bagmati, Chitawan, Ichchhyakamana, Ward 5

Police arrested a 45-year-old Sarkina Chepang, on May 15, on the charge of killing 65-year-old Gopi Praja with a sharp weapon in retaliation against his rape attempts. Police recovered a sickle, a sharp traditional weapon made of iron from her. Gopi was found dead 50 meters below bridge no.3  of Ichchhyakamana  Rural Municipality-5, Chitawan, on May 14.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Others types of mob justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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