Incident Reports

Kailali man comes back home from Indian job–just to kill his wife on the day of his arrival


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Dhangadhi

A woman has been found dead in mysterious circumstances in the Gauriganga municipality-5 of the Kailali district.

Lalita Namjali Magar (32), a resident of Gauriganga-5, was found dead at her home this morning.

DSP Rabindra Pandey of the Malakheti Area Police Post says the victim’s 17-year-old daughter was also found injured with deep cuts on her neck. She is undergoing treatment at the Seti Provincial Hospital.

Preliminary investigations suggest she was murdered by her husband Sher Bahadur, who had arrived home in Kailali from his Indian job just yesterday. The suspect is on the run since the incident.

Police have launched a manhunt and further investigation is underway.

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 noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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