Nawalparasi man held for murdering tenant

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested a person on the charge of murdering his tenant in Gaindakot of Nawalparasi district on Thursday.

Police have arrested Bishnu Paudel (40) of Gopidham, Gaidakot.

Paudel had reportedly attacked Shes Kant Rimal (36) of Dumkibas in the district, with a hoe. The attack had left a critical injury on the head of the victim.

Rimal was rushed to the Bharatpur-based Chitwan Medical College for treatment, where he breathed his last.

Rimal, a school teacher by profession, was staying in a rented room in Paudel's house.

Police are looking into the case.