Sindhupalchok man kills wife, gets arrested

Representational image: A murder
Representational image: A murder

Kathmandu, February 24

Police in the Sindhupalchok district in Bagmati have arrested a man on the charge of killing his wife.

Jeevan Tamang (32), a resident of Thatikuna Bankali, Balephi rural municipality-1 of the district, has been accused of killing his wife Laxmi Basnet (28) by attacking her with an axe during a minor dispute earlier this week.

Seriously injured in the attack, Basnet had died during treatment at the District Hospital in Chautara, according to police.

Following that, a team deployed from the Jalbire Area Police Post arrested him.

Further investigation is underway.

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