Court Orders Life Imprisonment to the Guilty of Killing

  August 13, 2021 By: INSEC

The District Court of Siraha has sentenced Binod Yadav, 26, to lifelong imprisonment after being proved guilty for killing his wife Anita Yadav, 21, of Aurahi Rural Municipality-5. The verdict was given on August 12, 2021. Accused Binod was found guilty for attempting to kill his wife by setting fire on her body.

A bench of Judge Manoj Kumar Shriwastav passed the verdict. On January 24, 2020, Binod had tried to kill Anita that by setting her on fire after suspecting her character

The deceased was taken to Max Hospital in Biratnagar for treatment and they had referred her to Kathmandu for further treatment. Doctors at the Kirtipur Model Hospital in Kathmandu declared Anita dead on the morning of January 26, 2020.

Anita’s father Ashok Yadav had lodged a complaint at the District Police Office, Siraha on January 26, 2020. The post-mortem of the body was conducted at the Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu on January 26, 2020.

According to the District Police Office, Siraha, Binod was arrested on January 25 and was sent to judicial custody on February 20, 2020.


Durga Pariyar