Nuwakot: Man arrested for the murder of mother-daughter duo

Representational file: Arrest
Representational file: Arrest

Trishuli, November 15

A man has been arrested on the charge of murdering a woman and her three-year-old child in Balkumari Bhangeri, Dupcheshwar rural municipality-5 of the Nuwakot district, some kilometres north of Kathmandu.

Sonam Tamang aka Puskal (21), a resident of the same place, has been accused of killing Samjhana Pandey Khatiwada (20) and her daughter Kristina Khatiwada, according to police.

Whereas the crime was committed on Monday evening, the police arrested him on Tuesday morning, informs DSP Rupak Khadka of the Nuwakot District Police Office.

It has been learned that Tamang attacked the duo with a sharp weapon and left their bodies in the front yard of the house.

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