Man sentenced to 10-year in prison for murdering wife

PHIDIM: The Panchthar District Court has slapped 10-year in prison to a man accused of murdering his wife and dumping the body into a potato farm in Phidim Municipality-3 in the district recently.

A single bench of District Judge Manoj Kumar KC convicted Dick Bahadur Mukihya and sent to the Panchthar Prison for the execution of sentence today.

Earlier, on February 17, 2018 Dick Bahadur had murdered his wife Gamaya Mukhiya (42) and buried her body into a nearby potato farm.  After murdering his wife, Mukhiya went to the police station and filed a missing report of his wife, police said.

Police suspected suspicious activities of Mukhiya, who was staying at home after murdering of his wife and filing an FIR (First Information Report) at the police station, was subsequently arrested on March 4.

Later, Mukhiya confessed his crime at the Panchthar District Police Office, police said.