Incident Reports

A woman murdered in Lalitpur to earn more by selling the rope that killed her


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Lalitpur, Ward 17

A 45-year-old woman, Kamala Tamang, was found murdered recently in Sunakothi, Lalitpur metropolitan city-17 of the Kathmandu valley, due to the superstition that a rope used in murder sells for a high price. Police arrested 23-year-old Sabin Praja of Makawanpur, 20-year-old Suman Magar of Morang, and 18-year-old Prabina Praja on the charge of Kamala's murder

The Metropolitan Crime Division's chief, SSP Chandra Kuber Khapung, claims the trio were told that a rope used to hang someone is worth a fortune. As a result, Tamang was killed. Further investigation is underway.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
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
Female Killed 1
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