Incident Reports

Murder accused arrested after 15 years


Madhes, Rautahat, Katahariya

A person charged with murder who was on the run for a long time has been arrested by the police in Rautahat district. 55-year-old Pujan Sah Kanu, a local of Bhramapuri Basatpur was arrested by a team of APO Katahariya. Based on a tip-off he was arrested from his in-law's house in Karkach Karmaiya-8. He had allegedly murdered Tokhan Yadav during his stay in his in-law's house in 14 August 2000.
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 Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
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