Incident Reports

8 held for khukuri attack


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 10

 Police on Thursday arrested eight persons on the charges of attacking a 19-year-old youth with a khukuri in Nayabazaar, KMC-17. A gang of 10 had attacked Subas Chhantyal of Banasthali, KMC-16 in Nayabazaar, KMC-17 yesterday, and ran away, police said. Of them, eight were arrested from Chaumati, Swayambhu, KMC-15 by police deployed from the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, and Metropolitan Police Circle, Lainchaur, according to police. Police also confiscated a motorbike, a scooter, three khukuris, and an ax from them. Further investigation is underway.
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 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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