Incident Reports

Father dies after an ax attack from his daughter in Baglung


Gandaki, Baglung, Baglung

A man died on the spot after being attacked by his 40-year-old daughter. Patiram Thapa 80yrs was seriously injured from his daughter's ax attack presumably over a domestic dispute and succumbed to the injuries immediately. The attacker identified as Sharmila Thapa is unmarried and was living with her parents. She was taking medicines for her mental illness in the past but was thought to be healed around the time of the attack. Patiram's wife Jamuna Thapa also sustained injuries due to the attack. She received treatment at Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital. Sharmila Thapa was arrested by the police for further investigation.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
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