Accused of Killing Arrested

  February 5, 2023 By: INSEC

Police arrested Manoj Basnet, 33 on the charge of killing his wife  Kalpana Pokharel, 45, of Arjundhara Municipality-8 on February 2, 2023

DSP Rukam Bahadur Katuwal of the District Police Office informed that the victim was beaten to death by the accused during a domestic dispute on February 1. The body was discovered on February 2, buried under a ditch near the house.

DSP Katuwal further added the accused was spreading rumors of the disappearance of his wife before he was arrested based on suspicion of killing. The accused admitted to burying the victim’s body in a ditch after killing her.

The post-mortem of the victim’s body was conducted at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Ghopa on February 5.

 Naresh Khati