Dhangadi, June 11
Police arrested a couple for killing their daughter-in-law in Kailali.
After the body of Kavita Budha of Gauriganga municipality-2 of Kailali was found buried in a local community forest, police arrested Dilli Singh Budha and Lahari Budha, Kavita’s father-in-law and mother-in-law and her husband Jayabir Budha on charges of murdering and burying her.
District Police Office Police Inspector Khagendra Saud informed that Dilli Singh and his wife were arrested on the charge of murdering daughter-in-law Kavita. The couple and Kavita had a domestic dispute. Police say Jayabir helped his parents kill his wife.
According to Saud’s statement, a preliminary investigation revealed that a family dispute occurred on June 1. Subsequently, Dilli Singh allegedly killed Kavita while she was cooking by striking her with a knife. The couple, along with their son, proceeded to wrap her body and bury her in the Kedareshwar community forest, located three kilometres away from their residence.
The couple then filed a complaint at the police station stating their daughter-in-law had gone missing. Following that, the couple were on the run.
Jayabir has been living in India after getting married there.