Incident Reports

22-year-old man stabbed to death by his neighbor in Sunsari


Province 1, Sunsari, Itahari, Ward 3

22-year-old Raju Thapa, a resident of Sunaulo Basti in Itahari ward no. 3, was stabbed to death by his 58-year-old neighbour Devi Prasad Adhikari over a general dispute on September 24. Raju passed away while receiving treatment at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan. The police went to the village in the afternoon after receiving information that there was a dispute between the two sides, and the two sides agreed to reconcile on September 19. On September 24, however, they began fighting again, and Adhikari stabbed Raju with a sharp weapon.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp 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 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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