Police in Siraha of Lahan and Biratnagar of Morang have reported two murder incidents in the cities on Saturday night.
In Lahan of Siraha, Pradeep Mijar, 45, a jeweller by profession, was reportedly killed by a group of robbers who barged into his house after midnight, according to police.
He was seriously injured as the robbers reportedly attacked with a khukuri on his head, face and both hands and with a pistol on his chest. He was rushed to the nearby Saptarshi Hospital, but was declared dead, informs the Siraha District Police Office Shaligram Sharma.
The suspects also attacked the victim’s wife, Anita Kumari Dulal, and she is undergoing treatment at the same hospital, it has been learned.
Police have arrested two persons in connection with the case for further investigation.
Likewise, in Biratnagar of Morang, Ravi Sahani reportedly murdered his father Biko, 52, at Baluwai, Biratnagar-8, on Saturday night, local police inform. The suspect is on the run since the incident.
Seriously injured in the incident, he was rushed to the Koshi Hospital for treatment. He died after a few hours.
Further investigation is underway, informs DSP Man Bahadur Rai of the Morang District Police Office.