1 killed, 1 injured in Godavari axe attack

KATHMANDU: One person was killed and other sustained serious injuries after being attacked with an axe in Godavari Muncipality-3, on Friday.

Police have identified the deceased as 50-year-old Narayan Kumar Bista of Bisankhu. Bista died on the way to a hospital, informed the police.

Injured 41-year-old Anil Silwal is currently undergoing treatment at the B&B Hospital of Lalitpur.

According to police, a 27-year-old Murahari Silwal had pounced on them with an axe following a minor dispute with his neighbours.

Police have detained Silwal and his 63-year-old father Shri Krishna Silwal for further investigation.