A couple was found hanging from a tree with a single rope in Tulsipur Community Forest of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali on Sunday.

Police said Amarraj Joshi, 28, and Asmita Singh, 24, of Jayaprithivi Municipality, Bajhang, were found hanging in the community forest.

DSP Bed Prakash Joshi of District Police Office, Kailali, said the newly married couple had tied the knot on April 9. Locals informed police after they saw the couple hanging from a tree.

Police said the bodies had decomposed. The bodies were handed over to the relatives. Further investigation into the incident is under way, said police.

A version of this article appears in the print on May 02, 2022, of The Himalayan Times.