Incident Reports

Youth arrested on the charge of murdering his aunt in Terhathum


Province 1, Terhathum, Menchayam, Ward 1

Police on July 26 arrested Pradip Limbu, of Mechhyayem Rural Municipality-1 on the charge of murdering his 41-year-old aunt Sita Limbu. According to the police, the accused attacked Sita on her knee with a Khukuri on June 16 while trying to intervene a fight between Pradip and his brother Sandip Limbu. The victim who sustained serious injury in the incident lost her life on June 18 while undergoing medical treatment in the hospital. The victim lost her life because she lost a lot of blood from her knee. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1