Police have arrested 38 years old Harka Moktan on April 2 on charge of murdering his wife Muna Moktan, 32 of Bhojpur Municipality-11 by sharp weapon.
The locals had recovered her body from her house and informed the District Police Office.
Police arrested the accused from Dhankuta while he was absconding according to DSP Kaji Kumar Acharya of DPO. The deceased have five children. The preparation for the postmortem of the body is being done according to the police.