October 22, Butwal. A man has been arrested in Kapilvastu on charge of murdering his wife.
Maharajgunj municipality ward no. 11 Baba Bangai’s 45-year-old Ram Keval is Lonia.
He had taken his 35-year-old wife to the Kapilbastu Partnership Community Forest in Buddhabhumi Municipality, Ward No. 9, Champapur on September 3 and fled to India.
While searching for Lonia, a police team deployed from Area Police Office, Gorusinge, Kapilvastu, arrested him from Budhbhumi Municipality-9, Dumra on November 3 morning.
Kapilvastu Police Spokesperson Dharmaraj Bhandari said that the skeleton of Chinka’s body, which had been missing since September 3, was found in the forest on September 30.
Police said that an investigation is underway into the case. However, when he reminded his wife that he had an illicit affair with a man, there were daily quarrels between the husband and wife over the same issue.