Incident Reports

Man arrested on charge of killing wife


Madhes, Saptari, Rupani

Police have arrested Naresh Rai, 36, of Nayabasti in Terhauta VDC-5 on the charge of beating his wife Santoshi Chaudhari Rai, 35, to death. SP Shishir Kumar Karmacharya said that Santoshi died on March 24 morning after her husband beat her in an inebriated condition in the night of March 23. Police said that the accused hit Santoshi with the spatula on the charge of not preparing food. Body of the deceased is kept at the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital in Rajbiraj for post-mortem.

Manohar Kumar Pokhrel

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Secondary Form Sexual Assault
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Secondary Cause Other types of GBV
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