Incident Reports

Man kills 4-year-old niece in Dhanusha


Madhes, Dhanusha, Chhireshwornath

Police have arrested 28-year-old uncle Ravi Paswan, resident of Kshireshwarnath Municipality-5 Mahendranagar Kuchai Tol in Dhanusha on the charge of killing his own 4-year-old nephew Anush Paswan by attacking him with an iron rod on his bow on September 28. According to police, the child died within half an hour during treatment at the local health center. Ravi is under the custody of the local police Sakhuwa Mahendranagar. The reason for the murder has not been revealed. The police suspect that the murder may have been due to a family dispute. The child's body has been kept at the Provincial Hospital Janakpur for post-mortem.

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 Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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