Incident Reports

Man held for murdering wife with sickle


Sudurpashchim, Achham, Sanphebagar, Ward 11

Police have arrested  52-year-old Dipk Bahadur Kunwar of Sanphebagar Municipality-13, Achham, on the charge  of murdering his  wife Dhanadevi Kunwar (46), with a sickle on September 2 . According to the Min Bahadur Kunwar, a brother-in-law of the victim,’ the locals took Kunwar under control and informed  the Area Police Office, Sanphebagar.’

Police said the accused had killed his wife by stabbing her in the neck while she was grazing goats over some domestic dispute. Primary investigation of the police had revealed that Dipak Bahadur had killed his wife over some domestic dispute. The postmortem of the deceased was conducted at District Hospital, Mangalsen, on September 2. Further investigation is underway upon the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Domestic violence
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
Female Killed 1