Incident Reports

Youth arrested on charge of murder in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Gauradhaha

Police arrested Sitkumar Rishidev, a 25-year-old resident of Dudhali in Gauradaha Municipality-7  on July 23 on the charge of murder in Jhapa. He is accused of killing Tuntun Rishidev, a 55-year-old resident of Itahari Sub-Metropolis who used to beg and eat in the Guradaha municipality. Locals found Tuntun's body in Geuria River between Wards 4 and 1 of the same city. During the preliminary investigation, it is revealed that there was a general dispute between Tuntun and Sitkumar at around 9 am on July 23 and Sit Kumar pushed Tuntun from the river during the dispute.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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