Incident Reports

Man arrested for killing own brother over land dispute


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 16

Police have arrested Padam Bahadur Sarki from Nayabazar-2 in Kathmandu on the charge of killing his brother. On Thursday, during a dispute over land ownership, Sarki killed his brother Chitra Bahadur by hitting him with a wooden log. Police have launched a further investigation into the incident by holding Sarki in custody.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
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
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