Incident Reports

Demonstration demanding fair investigation of Rojina Giri's death in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Sundarharaicha, Ward 12

The relatives of 22 year old Rojina Giri Kafle from Sundarharaicha municipality-12 demonstrated at Area Police Office in Belbari on September 21 demanding just investigation of her death. The girl was found dead in her bed on September 19. The deceased's grandfather said that they were informed at 7 am on the same day about her death.  They were informed that Rojina committed suicide in her own room by locking the door from inside.  He further added that, when they reached the home, the room's door was open and her body and face had blue marks. Suspecting of murder, the relatives tried to lodge complain against her mother in law, 53 year old Danmaya Kafle, brother in law 34 years Pusparaj Kafle and sister in law 32 year old Laxmi Kafle. However,  police have denied to register the case.

The deceased  and her husband Binod Prasad Kafle married last year after falling in love with each other . The husband, who had gone to UAE for foreign employment have returned after her death on September 21. Police said that the body is sent to BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences for postmortem and further doubts would be clear after postmortem report comes out. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Demonstration
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media