Accused Arrested for Killing Wife

  June 16, 2024 By: INSEC

Police arrested Gautam Kumar Shrestha, 34 on June 16 for the killing his 30-year-old wife Sangita Dahal Shrestha of Tirahut Rural Municipality-2 Mainakderi. It is reported that he has been arrested after four years of the incident. Inspector Awadh Kishor Ojha of the Area Police Office Kanchanrup said that the accused was arrested based on the complaint of the victim’s brother Kalyan Dahal.

The victim and the accused were tied in marriage on April 28, 2011. Kalyan Dahal, the brother of the deceased, said that although the married life was harmonious at first, the accused later started quarreling over small pretexts under the influence of alcohol, and used to verbally abuse and beat the victim inflicting physical and mental torture.

Sangita’s body was found hanging in her house on May 7, 2020. The post-mortem of the body was done on the same day at Gajendra Narayan Singh Hospital Rajbiraj. Kalyan alleged that the accused killed his sister and hung her in a trap to make it look like suicide.


Manoharkumar Pokharel