DHANGADHI, MARCH 9
A woman jumped into Karnali river with her four children on Monday. Bodies of two of her daughters have been recovered from Achham.
When the whole world was observing the International Women's Day, Suki Baduwal, 35, of Aathbis Municipality-3 in Dailekh district jumped into Karnali with her children -- three daughters and a son.
According to information officer at District Police Office, Dailekh, Police Inspector Rajesh Sahu, bodies of two of Baduwal's daughters were recovered from Achham while the other three are missing.
Baduwal had dived into the river with her daughters Kalpana Baduwal, 14, Sarita Baduwal, 12, Rajani Baduwal, 5, and son Lalit Baduwal, 10. Police have stated that a search is going on in Karnali river to find them.
Bodies of Kalpana and Sarita were recovered from the river at Panchadewal Vinayak Municipality-4 of Achham district. They were found tied in a rope used for fishing.
Baduwal had left home on Monday morning with her four children. Relatives started looking for them when they could not be traced anywhere. Locals reported that Baduwal had jumped into the river, however, police had stated that investigation into the matter was going on.
Meanwhile, police have taken Baduwal's husband, Mansingh Baduwal, into police custody. Police took him in for investigation after receiving information that he would regularly argue with his wife in an inebriated state.