Incident Reports

Man arrested on the charge of murdering 70-year-old mother in a Khukuri attack in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kageshwori Manahora, Ward 8

Police arrested Jaya Bahadur Tamang, a 35-year-old man of Sangachowkgadhi municipality-3 of Sindhupalchowk, currently residing in Kageshwori Manohara-8 of Kathmandu, on the charge of murdering his 70-year-old wife Phul Maya Tamang. According to the police, the accused charged the victim with a Khukuri in her head on November 3 night. Police are further investigating the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Domestic violence
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 noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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