Incident Reports

Teenage boy arrested on the charge of murdering a sexagenarian woman after looting her in Dharan; another youth arrested for confederating with the murderer


Province 1, Sunsari, Dharan

Police arrested Nakul Rai, an 18-year-old teenage boy on September 18, on the charge of murdering Purnasari Rai, a 64-year-old woman in Dharan after looting a gold chain from her on September 14. Along with Nakul, police arrested Ranjit Kumar Sah, a 20-year-old youth of Dhankuta on the charge of helping to hide the looted chain. According to the police, the accused committed the murder a week ago. According to police, the accused fled the scene after attacking the elderly woman with a sharp weapon during the looting.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Robbery/burglary/violent theft
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
National/Online Media