Another Accused in Aarati Shah Killing Case Arrested

  March 19, 2024 By: INSEC

District Police Dhanusha  arrested 50-year-old Renu Shah in the killing case of 23-year-old Aarati Shah of Mithila Bihari Municipality-3 on March 17, 2024.

Sub Inspector Sikendra Kumar Kamat of the District Police Office reported that the accused mother-in-law was arrested while hiding in her neighbor Binay Shah’s house. Additionally, the District Court extended seven days to continue further investigation into the incident on March 18. Similarly, the District Police also arrested Rabi Kumar Shah, 27,brother-in-law of Aarati Shah on 6 March 2024.

The aggrieved party has alleged that Aarti Shah was killed by her 32-year-old husband Motibabu Shah and 70-year-old father-in-law Madanmohan Shah on May 21, 2023 in pretext of dowry. On March 12, 2024, a five points agreement was reached between the aggrieved party and Ministry of Home Affairs.The aggrieved party have been protesting in Kathmandu since June 16, 2023  demanding a fair investigation of the incident.

The consent letter states that the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police will re-investigate the killing case of Aarati Shah.


Santosh Kumar Yadav