Khotang man pummels wife to death

KHOTANG: A woman in Diktel Municipality-7 in Khotang died on the spot on Tuesday evening when her husband pummeled her furiously with his fist over a domestic dispute.

Buddhi Shova Rai (52) succumbed to the attack by her spouse Om Prasad Rai, 52, according to the District Police Office (DPO), Khotang.

The investigation revealed that the couple were boozing together, which resulted in the tussle.

In a fit of rage, the husband attacked his wife with his fist, said Bidyananda Majhi, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at the DPO, Khotang.

Police have taken the husband Om Prasad under their control and taken action against him, according to DSP Majhi.