Incident Reports

Woman arrested on the charge of murdering a teacher in Okhaldhunga


Province 1, Okhaldhunga, Siddhicharan, Ward 8

Police arrested Chal Maya Dhamala a 22-year-old woman of Sidhicharan municipality-8, on September 24, on the charge of murdering Dipak Kumar Thakur, a 33-year-old man of Bishnupur rural municipality-5 and a teacher at Kalika Primary School.

According to the police, the accused killed the victim by strangling his neck with a rope. Thakur was found dead in his own room on September 23. Through investigation police found that he had been murdered by Dhamala. Police arrested her from her own house on September 24. During police interrogation she confessed to the crime and stated that Thakur had been blackmailing her.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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