Rupandehi, September 14
A couple have been arrested on the charge of murdering their own eight-month-old infant in Gaidahawa of the Rupandehi district.
Shree Ram Mallah and his wife Renu, residents of Gaidahawa-6, have been accused of beheading their child on the roof of their house on Saturday. The District Police Office spokesperson Satya Narayan Thapa says the couple have already confessed to the crime.
Police are yet to identify the cause of the murder, and further investigation is underway.
After receiving a tip-off about the murder, the Lumbini Area Police Office had deployed a team at the incident site under the command of Inspector Rabindra Mahat. The couple were arrested on the same day.