Incident Reports

Woman arrested on charge of infanticide


Province 1, Bhojpur, Bhojpur, Ward 7

Police in Bhojpur has arrested a woman on Wednesday on the charge of killing her own baby. Police have initiated an investigation into the incident by holding the accused woman - Sita Katuwal of Patlepani-4 VDC into custody. According to police, the woman had allegedly murdered her own infant son borne out of an illegitimate relationship with an unnamed man on December 13th by strangling the baby. The woman's husband Ramesh is abroad on foreign employment. Police informed they have filed murder case against the woman.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Infanticide
Weapons None
Primary Cause Others
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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