Incident Reports

Inebriated father strangulates infant son


Province 1, Jhapa, Birtamod

A father has murdered his six-month infant at Birtamod Municipality-2 in Jhapa district. Dev Das, 20, of Birtamod Municipality-2 killed his son Suraj Das after he strangulated the baby covering with a quilt under the influence of alcohol on Sunday night. The baby died while undergoing treatment at Birtamod-based B&C Hospital, said Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Area Police Office, Birtamod, Khadga Bahadur Khatri. Police have arrested Das for his connection into the incident. 
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 youth
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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