Incident Reports

Morang: Family strangled new born girl to death


Province 1, Morang, Rangeli, Ward 5

Police arrested four family members, including the baby's mother and father, on the charge of murdering their newborn daughter and burying her in a shop in Rangeli Municipality-5, Morang. Khushbu Mandal, the 25-year-old accused mother, had given birth to a daughter out of an illicit relationship on July 12.

District Police Office Morang informed that the body of the infant was found buried inside the liquor shop run by Khushbu's father and mother. The Area Police Office Rangeli arrested Khushbu, her husband Arun Mandal, Khushbu's father Nageshwar Mandal and mother Urmila Mandal.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Infanticide
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
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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