BHIMDUTTANAGAR — A woman’s charred body was found in a field at Purnabas Municipality–14 of Kanchanpur by police on Saturday.
The woman identified as Basmati Rana, 22, was found at a field close to her home, Area Police Office, Tribhuvanbasti said.
In a statement made to the police, Basmati’s husband, Raj Kumar Rana, has claimed that he had burned the body of his wife at the field after she committed suicide by consuming poison.
The police have launched an investigation after taking the husband into custody in suspicion of a foul play.
“Raj Kumar was taken into custody on Saturday to launch an investigation into the incident,” said Inspector, Pratik Bista, at the Area Police Office.
The woman’s body has been sent to Seti Zonal Hospital in Dhangadhi for a post-mortem examination.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.