Biratnagar, January 11
A 60-year-old man has been murdered in Letang in the Morang district. Police have arrested one 81-year-old Dambar Bahadur Bhujel on the charge.
The deceased has been identified as Prem Bahadur Budathoki from Letang -2.
According to the police, Budhathoki was Bhujel’s guest and found his lifeless body in the hostls front yad.
A preliminary investigation states that Budahthoki was hit on the head with an axe.
Police officials told Onlinkhabar locals called them after they saw Bhujel dragging Budhathoki’s corpse towards the jungle. Local Rajendra Khatiwada said that Bhudathoki had been staying at Bhujel’s house for the past few days despite having a house in Letang.
Police say a fight may have broken out between the two who were drinking alcohol on Monday evening.
Further investigations are underway as Budhathoki’s body has been taken to BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences for postmortem.