Incident Reports

Youth arrested on charge of sister-n-law's murder in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Rangeli, Ward 3

Biratnagar, May 19

A woman has been found murdered in Rangeli municipality of the Morang district in eastern Nepal on Wednesday. Police have arrested her husband among others suspecting his role in the crime. The victim has been identified as Anita Yadav, 24, a resident of Rangeli municipality-3. Her body with the throat slit was found on a canal around two kilometers away from the house. Other arrestees besides the husband are the victim’s father-in-law, mother-in-law, and brother-in-law. SP Santosh Khadka of the District Police Office says the law enforcers are looking into the case.


Police have arrested 19-year-old Binod Yadav, a resident of Rangeli Municipality-3, on the charge of killing his 24-year-old sister-in-law Anita Yadav. According to Police Spokesperson Man Bahadur Rai, Anita, wife of Bechan Yadav of Tilwa Chowk, Rangeli-3, was murdered by slitting her neck with a sharp weapon by the accused on May 18.

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.)
Secondary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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