Police have arrested 62 years old Keshe Kami of Ghorahi Municipality-6, Githepani on charge of murdering his wife Aiti B.K, 60 with an axe.
Police said that the victim was suddenly attacked with an axe on her head by the accused in the morning of December 15.
The accused has been arrested by the police from his home for further investigation according to SP Dhiraj Pratap Singh of DPO. The accused has accepted his crime and surrendered to the police.
According to the police, the dead body has been sent to Rapti sub-regional hospital for postmortem. She was murdered over a domestic dispute according to the police.
Neighbors accused that she was given torture by her husband in previous occasion for not giving birth to a baby boy. Aiti has seven daughters.