Incident Reports

5 injured as host attacks guests in Rautahat


Bagmati, Makawanpur, Bakaiya

A man attacked guests at his grandson’s Bratabandha ceremony (head-shaving ceremony) in Santapur Tole of Chandrapur Municipality, Rautahat in the wee hours of Friday. According to the Area Police Office, Chandranigahapur, five persons were injured when one Krishna Sapkota attacked them with a khukuri when they were sleeping, at around 2 am today. The injured have been identified as Rishi Bajagain, Sagar Bajagain, Sanju Bajagain, Arun Pandey and Sujrai Pandey. Police said that they have sustained injuries on various parts of their body. Among the injured, Sagar, Sanju, Arun and Suraj are said to be in critical condition. They have been sent to Bharatpur after receiving primary treatment in Chandranigahapur, DSP Netramani Giri informed. He further informed that Sapkota fled the scene after the incident. The reason behind the attack is yet to be established. Police said that they have started a manhunt to nab the culprit.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 5
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 5
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