Accused Husband Arrested for Killing Wife

  August 7, 2023 By: INSEC

On the night of August 4, the police arrested Prem Bahadur Budha Chhetri, a 34-year-old husband, on allegations of killing his wife Draupati Budha Chhetri, a 22-year-old resident of Dodharachandani Municipality-7, Kanchanbhoj.

The accused had inflicted serious injuries on his wife by attacking her with a knife during a domestic dispute on the night of August 4.

Draupati, who had suffered severe injuries from the knife attack, was taken to the Primary Health Center in Dodhara for initial medical treatment. However, she was declared deceased by the doctor upon arrival.

Inspector Arjun Saud of the Area Police Office in Dodhara stated that the accused of the wife’s murder was arrested directly from the crime scene, and investigations is currently going on.

The post-mortem of the body was conducted on August 5 at the Mahakali Provincial Hospital.

As per Hindu tradition, the relatives of the deceased performed the cremation of the body on the banks of the Mahakali River on August 6.


Lily Kunwar