Incident Reports

Husband arrested on charge of his pregnant wife's murder in Dhanusa


Madhes, Dhanusha, Lakshminiya, Ward 4

Police arrested 29-year-old Santosh Paswan of Laxminiya rural municipality-4 on the charge of murdering his 23-year-old pregnant wife Priyanka Paswan on June 28. 

According to Binod Paswan, Priyanka's father, she got married to Santosh six years ago and was currently pregnant. There are injuries on her body and bruises on her neck. The body was sent to Janakpur Provincial Hospital for postmortem.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Domestic violence
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 youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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