Incident Reports

Pregnant woman set ablaze by her husband over a domestic dispute in Siraha


Province 2, Siraha, Dhangadhimai

Police arrested 29-year-old Dipendra Chaudhary of Dhangadhimai Municipality Ward No. 3 on June 6 on the charge of murdering his 30-year-old pregnant wife by setting her on fire over a domestic dispute. He is accused of burning his 6-month pregnant wife Pooja Chaudhary to death on June 4.  Police are conducting further investigation in this regard.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Fire
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
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