SAPTARI —A man was arrested on charge of throwing acid to his wife in Saptari.
The suspect has been identified as Amal Ram (40) of Belhi Chapena VDC-7 of Saptari.
Police said that Amal threw acid on the face of his wife Betani Devi Ram on Monday.
Betani was seriously injured in the incident, police said. The victim is receiving treatment at the Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital, the District Police Office, Saptari informed.
Police said that they are trying to find out the motive behind the attack.
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”.