Incident Reports

Police confiscates arms and ammunition in Saptari


Province 2, Saptari, Shambhunath

Police raided a house at Ramnagar Birta Tol at Sitapur VDC-3 of Mahottari District on Tuesday night and confiscated a firearm and its ammunition. Police found a country-made pistol, three bullets used in the pistol, one musket, four rounds of cartridges and one fake gun from the house of Dhaniklal Mahato, Superintendent of Police Shaurav Rana informed. A police team was deployed to the house following a tip-off that the 17-year-old Mahato was about to take the life of his father Dev Narayan Mahato, assaulting him with a khukuri. The police team that reached the house to save the Mahato senior found the firearms and ammunition during the search. Dhaniklal is absconding after attacking his father and a search has been launched to get hold of him, police said.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Secondary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon , Small arms
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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