Incident Reports

Man absconds after murdering grandmother by silting throat in Udayapur


Province 1, Udayapur, Katari, Ward 7

27-year-old Rohit Danuwar murdered his 72-year-old grandmother Manmaya Danuwar of Katari municipality-7 of Udyayapur by slitting her throat with khukuri on May 26, over the dispute of land ownership registration. Rohit absconded after murdering Manmaya. The newly elected ward chairperson of Katarai municipality-7, Sunita Dhungana alleged that Rohit who was running a restaurant in Kathmandu came to Katari a few days back and started to insist on transfer of land ownership to his name from his grand mother's . She further added that it was suspected that Manamaya refused to give land ownership to Rohit which led to murder. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
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
National/Online Media