KATHMANDU — Police have arrested a man on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in killing his colleague. The arrestee has been identified as Krishna Bahadur BK (46) of Bhorle-3, Rasuwa district.
An unidentified man was found dead on the bank of Pyutar Kamare River in Tarkeshwor Municipality-9 on April 22. Later police identified him as Shyam Bahadur Magar in his late 40s, from Chhepetar of Gorkha district.
Magar’s body was found covered with a sack. Deep cuts were seen on his neck and eye.
Preparatory examination of police found that BK had met Magar at Machhapokhari Chok of Kathmandu on April 14.
Later, Magar told BK that he came to Kathmandu in search of a job and asked a job with BK. BK then decided to hire Magar for Rs 1,200 per day as a construction worker.
Although BK had assured to give Rs 1,200 per day to Magar, their contractor paid him Rs 1,100 only.
Magar and BK drank together at the latter’s room after receiving wages of six days. Magar then walked out of the room expressing dissatisfaction over the payment.
Later, BK with his cousin and the contractor followed him and killed Magar, said police.
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”.