Three from single family arrested on murder charge in Kavre

BANEPA, KAVRE: The police have arrested three persons from a single family from the district on charge of murder on Wednesday.

According to police, those arrested have been identified as Padam Lal Chaulagain of Chaurideurali Rural Municipality-5, Kavre, his wife Jamuna and daughter Santoshi.

Padam Lal with the help of his wife and daughter some days ago thrashed his daughter-in-law Bipana Dhakal Chaulagain (18) to death over a family dispute, informed the police.

"Police investigations reveal that Padam Lal killed Bipana, and buried her body in the nearby forest, around 500 meters away from his house, with the help of Jamuna and Santoshi," said Superintendent of Police Sahakul Bahadur Thapa. Later, during an investigation, the police found out that Bipana's body was buried in the forest and exhumed.

A murder case has been filed against three arrestees while Bipana's body has been sent to Kathmandu-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for a postmortem.

Meanwhile, further investigations into the incident are underway.