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Man held for killing his colleague

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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.

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Man divorces wife just 15 minutes after Islamic marriage in Dubai

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A man in Dubai divorced his bride just 15 minutes after their Islamic marriage as he felt ‘insulted’ by her father’s bride price demands.

The man agreed to pay his new father-in-law Dh100,000 for their wedding but the older man became impatient to get the cash, DailyMail reported.

According to Gulf News, family members and friends accompanied the couple to a Sharia judge’s office to witness the marriage contract being signed. The groom then gave Dh 50,000 on the spot as agreed, with the rest to come after the party left the court building, according to Gulf News.

But, the bride’s father demanded the remaining cash as soon as the signing was over, even though the groom didn’t have it on him.

He said it would only take five minutes to walk to his car, which was parked outside, and get the rest of the bride price.

Instead of letting him retrieve it, the father insisted him to pay either right then or send a friend or relative to get the money while he stayed inside.

The groom felt insulted and demeaned by the series of demands and called off the marriage immediately, a lawyer handling the case said.

‘He told the bride’s father that he did not want his daughter as his wife and divorced her in less than 15 minutes from signing the marriage contract,’ he said.

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