Incident Reports

Son stones his elderly father to death in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Sunwarshi, Ward 4

Police arrested 40-year-old Dayalu Tajpuriya of Sunwarshi Municipality-4 on the charge of stoning his 68-year-old  father Tintal Tajpuriya to death in a general domestic dispute over alcohol consumption on June 26.

Tintal, who was critically injured in the attack, was brought to Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar for treatment. He was referred to another hospital saying the treatment was not possible but was taken home in critical condition. He died due to his family's poor financial condition as they could not afford further treatment.

According to the police, the son started making noise at night after consuming alcohol. A general dispute between the father and the son escalated and Dayalu, who was angry after the dispute, threw a stone at his father while he was sleeping

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
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
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