Incident Reports

Jhapa Man commits suicide after shooting his 14-year-old nephew


Province 1, Jhapa, Gauradhaha, Ward 8

35-year-old Biren Sah, a local, of Gauradah Municipality-8 of Jhapa,  committed suicide by shooting himself on the head with a pistol after shooting and injuring his 14-year-old nephew in Gauradaha municipality-8. Biren absconded the scene after after shooting his nephew but later was later found dead possibly as a result of suicide, according to police. The injured boy is undergoing medical treatment in B and C Hospital. Police are meanwhile, further investigating the incident. Police recovered a home-made pistol, 2 magazines, and 15 rounds of bullets from the site of Biren's death.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Unclear
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) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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