Man kills son, brother in Rukum

JAJARKOT: A person allegedly murdered his son and younger brother in Musikot Municipality-14 in West Rukum today.

Shankar Bista (36) of Chhiwang Chautara hacked his six-year-old son Sudarshan and 20-year-old brother Gokarna to death today, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Sumit Khadka at Rukum District Police Office.

The accused who is learnt to have been suffering from mental disorder used a khukuri to kill his son and brother, police said.

Shankar's other two sons have also been injured in the attack. Following the attack, the accused attempted to commit suicide. He along with two injured sons is undergoing treatment at the District Hospital, Rukum.