Man killed with lethal weapon in Jhapa; suspect held

JHAPA: A man died after being attacked by a fellow villager with a sharp weapon in Jhapa district on Tuesday.

The identity of the deceased, who appears to be in his 50s, is yet to be established, according to the District Police Office, Jhapa.

Netra Giri (36) of Chandragadhi-1 is said to have fatally attacked him at around 11 last night while the body was spotted in the local Ninda stream in Mechinagar Municipality-1 this morning, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Hari Prasad Sharma.

Police have arrested the accused for further investigation into the case.