54-year-old woman beaten to death in Tanahun

DAMAULI: A 54-year-old woman was thrashed to death in Ghiring Rural Municipality-4 of Tanahun district on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Dolmaya Ranabhat of Dumriswanra area in the district.

Bhim Bahadur Ranabhat (28) allegedly beat Ranabhat to death when she was alone in her house on July 15, according to Tanahun's Superintendent of Police (SP) Umesh Raj Joshi.

The family members had gone to attend a wedding ceremony on the day when the youth found her alone at a cowshed and beat her up, said police.

Although the youth was arrested immediately after the crime, the incident came into light two days after.

It is yet to ascertain the motivation behind the murder of the woman, said police.

Meanwhile, police are investigating into the case, police informed.