Incident Reports

Man poisoned his wife and minor son to death in Kabrepalanchok


Police arrested a 33-year-old Madhav Ghimire of Panchkhal Municipality-6, Kabhrepalanchok, on the charge of killing his spouse and son by poisoning them. According to the police, they arrested Ghimire while he was fleeing on the inner street of Karuna Marg in Banepa Municipality-8 on June 17. Police found the dead bodies of  30-year-old Manisha Karki and her 6-year-old son Yuwan, in a rented house of Banepa Municipality.

Police admitted the accused to Sheer Memorial Hospital, Banepa after he said that he had also taken poison. According to the police, Ghimire’s health condition is normal. Police have sent the bodies of the deceased to Dhulikhel Hospital for postmortem. A further investigation is underway.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 2
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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