Incident Reports

Baglung: Woman arrested on charge of killing her 4-month-old fetus


Gandaki, Baglung, Jaimuni, Ward 10

A 26-year-old girl from Jaimuni Municipality10 of Baglung on the charge of killing a four-month-old fetus and burying it in a field. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Iqbal Hawari said that the woman was found dead after giving birth to a four-month-old male fetus. The woman gave birth to a four-month-old male fetus after taking medicine and the fetus was found buried in a field 50 meters away from the house on July 17. Her husband is abroad for employment and she allegedly got pregnant out of an illicit relationship.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Infanticide
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 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media