Incident Reports

Lalitpur: Woman found dead in mysterious circumstances - OnlineKhabar English News


A woman has been found dead in mysterious circumstances in Jwagal of Lalitpur on Sunday. The victim has been identified as Rekha Sah (22), a resident of Bagmati rural municipality in the Sarlahi district.SSP Kiran Bajracharya of the Metropolitan Police Range, Lalitpur, says Sah’s body was found hanging from a window grille by her family members. She was taken to a nearby hospital immediately, but doctors had declared her dead. Meanwhile, Sah’s parental family has suspected the case could be murder as her husband’s family was torturing her over dowry issues.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Related to disputes over dowry
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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