Incident Reports

Dang man kills wife over a domestic dispute


Lumbini, Dang, Gadhawa, Ward 7

Butwal, November 7

A man in the Dang district of western Nepal has killed his wife over a domestic dispute recently.

Dan Bahadur Thapa (60), a resident of Balapur, Gadhawa rural municipality-6 of the district, hit his 50-year-old wife Sunita with a stick over a domestic dispute, informs the District Police Office.

He had hit the wife on her head and neck, killing her on the spot.

The suspect has fled the scene following the incident, and police have launched a manhunt for further investigation.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons None
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 noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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