Accused of Killing His Wife Arrested

  February 24, 2023 By: INSEC

The police arrested Chabilal Khanal, 60, on 22 February 2023 on the charge of killing his wife, Pavitra Khanal, 55, of Jhimrul Rural Municipality-5.

The police informed, as per the statement of the accused, he disposed of the dead body of his wife in a ditch near his house, on 20 February after she died from overconsumption of alcohol. The aggrieved party filed a complaint against Khanal on 21 February, accusing him of intentionally killing his wife.

Inspector Sushil Thapamgar of the District Police Office said that they detained the accused and that the investigation is ongoing.

Basudev Pokhrel, Ward Chairperson of Jhimruk Village – 5, mentioned the neighbors were unaware of the incident while it took place.

The post-mortem of the dead body was done on 23 February at District Hospital Bijuwar.

Rabindra Pandey