Incident Reports

Step mother arrested in connection with death of two boys in Gulmi


Lumbini, Gulmi, Dhurkot

Two boys from the same household died mysteriously in Gulmi district. According to Gulmi District Police Office, the deceased were identified as Manish and Anish Pun who are sons of Narendra Pun, a resident of Hadahade VDC-9. 21-year-old Shanta Pun, stepmother of the boys was arrested by the police after locals informed the Area Police Office, Purkot about the death of the boys on Wednesday morning. DSP Rabindra Regmi informed that the police officers reached the site after receiving information that the boys were electrocuted. The stepmother was taken into custody for interrogation, as the death looked suspicious. He added that the incident is still mysterious. Narendra Pun married Shanta Pun as his second wife after the mother of the children eloped with another man. He is currently working abroad. Police added that they are further looking into the incident. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 2
Youth Killed 2
National/Online Media