Incident Reports

Gulmi woman found dead, murder suspected


Lumbini, Gulmi, Musikot, Ward 1

Gulmi, January 29

A woman has been found dead in her house in mysterious circumstances in the Musikot municipality-7 in the Gulmi district of Lumbini. Police have suspected murder. The District Police Office has identified the deceased as Ganga Devi Sherchan (57), who used to stay alone in her house and operate an eatery there. The entrance to the house was locked when the body was found on Sunday morning. Earlier locals had informed the local police after they saw her lying behind the entrance, with her hands and legs tied with a tape. SP Arjun Ranabhat, the chief of the District Police Office, says the investigators have mobilised a sniffer dog to get a lead in the probe.


Police arrested Thamman Bahadur Gharti of Badigad Rural Municipality-7 of Baglung currently residing in Bitini Rural Municipality-7 of Makwanpur, Lok Bahadur Drlami of Bitini rural municipality-7 of Makawanpur currently residing in Chandragiri municipality-10 of Kathmandu and Shiva Bahadur Tamang of Barhabise municipality-2 of Sindhupalchowk currently residing in Dhulikehl municipality-7 of Kavrepalanchowk on the charge of murdering Ganga Devi Sherchan. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
National/Online Media