Incident Reports

3 including father and mother remanded in custody


Madhes, Mahottari, Jaleswor, Ward 6

The District Court of Mahottari has ordered 42-year-old Sanjib Kumar Mishra and his wife 32-year-old Binita Mishra of Dhamaura VDC-7 to be remanded in custody on Jan 16 for murdering their own daughter. 40-year-old Mohammad Ahmed has also been remanded in custody for being their accomplice. Police had arrested the Mishras on December 31 on suspicion of murdering their daughter. According to the information given by DSP Lokendra Shrestha, the couple had murdered their unmarried daughter Sonali for getting pregnant. After murdering her they had taken her dead body to India for funeral rites by hiding it in their jeep. The perpetrators claimed that Sonali had committed suicide.

Ajaya Kumar Shah

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Secondary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
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 Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1