RUKUM: A woman lost her life in a dispute over irrigation in the paddy field at Peugha-2 of Rukum.
Man Kumari Khadka (35) died on the spot as Tej Bahadur Khadka (45) repeatedly hit the victim with a hoe –an agricultural tool— on her head following an argument in the filed on Friday evening, police said.
She is the wife of Tej Bahadur's younger brother Ganesh Khadka.
The killer is on the run after the incident.
Police said they have initiated a manhunt to nab the culprit.