Incident Reports

Woman beats her elderly mother-in-law to death in Mahottari


Madhes, Mahottari, Matihani, Ward 7

Police arrested Tetari Devi Khatwa of Matihani municipality-7, on the charge of killing her 60-year-old mother-in-law. According to the police, the accused beat her mother-in-law to death over the domestic disputes. Police further added that the dispute took place in the night, the victim was found dead in the morning. The victim's dead body sustained injuries in her forehead including other body parts. 

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 unknown
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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