Incident Reports

Body of newborn found


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Budhanilakantha

The body of a newborn was found dumped beside a road in Budhanilkantha on Tuesday. Police said the body of a baby girl was wrapped with a plastic sack. The body has been sent to the Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, for postmortem. Police have launched an investigation into the case.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Infanticide
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other types of GBV
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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