Incident Reports

One dead and two injured in a Khukuri attack in Sindhupalchowk


Bagmati, Sindhupalchok, Panchpokhari Thangpal, Ward 6

Police arrested Raja Ram Rayamajhi a 30-year-old man on the charge of murdering Muktinath Poudel a 74-year-old man of Thagpal rural municipality-6 and injuring Ishwori Poudel and Ganga Poudel in a Khukuri attack. According to the police, the accused charged the victim with a Khukuri on December 31 after the accused was told to not drink alcohol. The victim lost his life on January 2 while undergoing medical treatment. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary 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 Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Total Injured 2
Female Injured 2
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