A woman was found dead in a hotel room in Dhangadhi of Kailali district on Thursday morning.

Police have identified the deceased as Kamala Rokaya of Beldandi Rural Municipality in Kanchanpur district, currently residing in Panjab of India.

According to police, Kamala had arrived in Dhangadhi from India with her husband Surjal Rokaya to purchase land, following which they had been staying at Sorai Hotel for the last couple of days.

She was found lifeless lying on the bed in the room shared by her husband.

Police have detained her husband for further investigation, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Pratik Bista, spokesperson at the District Police Office, Kailali.

Body of the deceased has been sent to Seti Provincial Hospital for post mortem. Kamala's relatives suspect foul play claiming that her relationship with her husband has not been amiable.

The couple have a daughter and a son.