Incident Reports

Police arrests man on the charge of friends murder in Arghakhachi


Police on July 31 arrested 43-year-old Kulchandra Gautam a resident of Sainamaina-6 in Rupandehi on the charge of killing his friend 44-year-old Bishnu Bahadur Pande of Malarani Rural Municipality-2 Arghakhanchi residing in Butwal of Rupandehi. The incident of Pande's murder became public after he was found dead on Saturday.

According to police, Gautam who owed money to Pande for purchase of a vehicle killed him at a jungle in Panini-2 of Arghakhanchi on July 26. Police arrested the accused who went on the run after the incident from Nepal-India border in Belahiya on Sunday. During police interrogation, he confessed that he killed Pande with the intention of not returning the money owed. Police are further investigating the incident. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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