Trio held for murder

LALITPUR: Lalitpur Police on Saturday arrested Babukaji Tuladhar, his father Gyanmuni and mother Jagat Maya on charge of murdering his wife Nani Maya on July 7 at Bungmati, Lalitpur. Police said the trio hacked Nani Maya to death and held her last rites the same night. The three cremated Nani Maya at Aryaghat. Earlier in the day, Nani Maya had complained at the police station that she was being tortured by Babukaji and his parents. Lalitpur District Court has remanded them into police custody for five days, said police. — HNS

Janamorcha drive

KATHMANDU: Janamorcha Nepal is all set to start a nationwide campaign to create public opinion on republican set-up through the Constituent Assembly this month. However, it urged the Maoists to opt for arms management and end “social fascism” so that the country can move towards free and fair election to the Constituent Assembly. It called on the government to end the Nepali Army’s “terror” and also take responsibility of the arms management process of the security forces. — HNS