Woman kills niece to hide her love affair

Kavre, July 5

A woman in Kavre has killed a minor to hide her illicit relationship with an outsider, police said.

According to District Police Office, 21-year-old Mina Tamang of Timal Rural Municipality, along with her sex partner JokhanMansuri, 23, of Gatahala Rural Municipality, Bara,  killed her niece Elisa after the 10-year-old niece found out about their illicit relationship.

“After the minor saw them having illicit sexual relationship in the goat pen in the evening, they got worried that their affair would be exposed. Eventually, they resorted to killing the girl by pushing her off a cliff near their home at about 8:30pm,” said DSP MahendraMarasini of Kavre DPO. He also added, “The girl was injured after the fall, but they crushed her to death.”

Police further informed that the duo was arrested after local tipped off the police.

The murderers are said to have pleaded guilty. Mansuri, working as a mason, had been staying at Elisa’s home for the past few days.

Meanwhile, Elisa’s father BhimBahadur today filed an FIR with the DPO seeking action against his sister and her sex partner. Police said the investigation into the incident was on.