Incident Reports

One youth killed and another physically assaulted in Dang


Lumbini, Dang, Tulsipur, Ward 4

Topbahadur Pun, a 21-year-old man of Tulsipur sub-metropolitan ward number-4, was killed and Shankar Dangi, a 17-year-old youth of Kapurkot rural municipality-4 was seriously injured after being physically assaulted by a wooden plank and sharp weapon in Dang.  According to police, the victims suffered multiple cuts and bruises throughout their bodies, and the accused, Khim Bahadur Magar,20, Ramesh Thapa,18, and Binaya Magar,21, are still absconding. The police assumed that the group murdered Pun as a form of retaliation.

According to the police, the two of the accused were arrested previously on the charge of robbery and got bail due to being underage. The accused and the victims got together on the night of Tihar and drank alcohol together in the Jungle, then the three accused charged the two victims with a wooden plank and sharp weapons in a planned manner. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Blunt weapon , Sharp weapon
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 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Total Injured 1
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