Headmaster kills wife, absconding

Taplejung, May 8:

Headmaster of Sangtung Primary School in Phakumba VDC of Taplejung, Krishna Prasad Gautam, has been absconding since allegedly killing his wife on May 4. Her body was found today, police said.

Gautam had gone to Biratnagar a few days ago and returned to Sanghu VDC-3 with his first wife, Bishnumaya, who was living in Damak with the children, and killed her on the night of May 4, alleged Nima Wangdi Sherpa, Gautam’s servant.

Taplejung DSP Rajeshnath Bastola said the body, packed in a bag, was found this afternoon at Neruwakhola in Sanghu VDC.