Incident Reports

Neighbor attacks mother-daughter with a pick-axe in Gorkha over drinking water issue


Gandaki, Gorkha, Palungtar

Police arrested Ishwar Kumal, a  54-year-old resident of Palungtar Municipality-1 in Gorkha on the charge of attacking 43-year-old  Sita Maya Kumal and her 20-year-old daughter Susmita of the same place with a pick-axe over drinking water issue. Both mother and daughter are seriously injured and have been sent to hospital for treatment.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 2
Female Injured 2
Youth Injured 1
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