Incident Reports

Accused of matricide remanded in custody


Province 1, Okhaldhunga, Siddhicharan

The district court of Okhaldhunga has ordered 34-year-old Bam Bahadur Baral of Bilandu VDC-6 to be remanded in custody on February 15 for allegedly murdering his own mother. A single bench of district court justice Subhash Babu Puri issued the verdict. The district police Office informed that the accused had killed his 65-year-old mother Deumaya Baral on January 24 by attacking her with khukuri. He had then burned the body. Police arrested Bam Bahadur from his home the next day.

Shiva Prashad Dhungana 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon , Homemade/traditional firearms
Primary Cause Unclear
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 noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1