Incident Reports

Woman arrested on charge of murdering her newborn in Taplejung


Province 1, Taplejung, Phaktanglung, Ward 2

Taplejung police have arrested a woman on the charge of killing a newborn baby on February 21. The arrested is identified as 37-year-old Lakpadiki Sherpa of Khejenim in Phaktanglung Municipality-2.

Lakpadiki Sherpa killed the child that she gave birth to on February 19 as the child was born out of an illegitimate relationship.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Infanticide
Weapons Unclear
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 youth
Total Killed 1
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