Accused of Killing Arrested

  February 16, 2024 By: Shreya Parajuli

Police arrested 35-year-old assistant constable Yam Bahadur Jhankri, of Karnali Province Police Training Center, Nepalgunj, on the charge of killing 26-year-old police constable Dhanmaya Thapa Magar, of Panchapuri Municipality working at Ward Police Office, Ghorahi Dang, on 15 February.

Yam Bahadur shot three rounds of bullets at his wife while on duty at Ghorahi Umanpa-14 Damodar Chowk and seriously injured her on the night of 15 February. The victim died on the same day at Rapti Health Science Institute, Ghorahi during treatment.

DSP Janak Bahadur Malla of District Police Office Dang said that the accused was arrested from Lamhi Municipality-6 Arjunkhola along with one loaded pistol, one magazine, seven rounds of bullets and a motorcycle with  B12 P1150 number. The  investigation is going on. He added that the body has been kept at Rapti Institute of Health Sciences and the post-mortem will be done after the aggrieved party will be in contact.


Jaya Narayan Pun