Incident Summary:

06/18/2008: On Wednesday, Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha (JTMM-J) militants abducted Lila Prasad Lamichhane, an employee of Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd Tobacco Company, from Dumarwana-8 in Bara district, Narayani province, Nepal. Later that night, Lamichhane's body was recovered near the Dudhaura River in Bara district with a bullet injury in his forehead. The JTMM-J district leader claimed responsibility for the incident on the telephone after the murder transpired.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Near Bara

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Dumarwana-8.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd Tobacco Company
Specific Description Lila Prasad Lamichhane, an employee of Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd Tobacco Company,
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 1
US Hostages 0
Outcome Hostage(s) killed (not during rescue attempt)
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Unknown firearms were used in the firearm attacks.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Jwala Singh (JTMM-J) Jwala Singh Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
South Asia Terrorism Portal, "JTMM-J Cadres Kill Factory Worker in Bara District," June 20, 2008,
Thaindian, "Nepal Protesters Demand Compensation for Slain ITC Worker," June 21, 2008,