Incident Reports

Man arrested on the charge of murdering his wife while under the influence of alcohol in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Tokha, Ward 7

Police arrested Ningma Sherpa a 55-year-old man from Chaubise rural municipality on May 13 on the charge of murdering his wife Motimaya Poudel of Tokha municipality-8. According to the police, the accused physically assaulted the victim until she was dead over a dispute on May 13 night. The accused was under the influence of alcohol. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons None
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 na
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
National/Online Media