PHIDIM — The Panchthar District Court has sentenced 10-year in prison to a man accused of murdering his own wife and dumping the body into a potato farm in Phidim Municipality-3 in the district.
A single bench of District Judge Manoj Kumar KC convicted Dick Bahadur Mukihya and sent to the Panchthar Prison for the execution of sentence on Tuesday.
Dick Bahadur, on February 17, 2018, had murdered his wife Gamaya Mukhiya (42) and buried her body into a nearby potato farm. After murdering his wife, Mukhiya went to the police station and filed a missing report of his wife, police said.
Police suspected suspicious activities of Mukhiya, who was staying at home after murdering of his wife and filing an FIR (First Information Report) at the police station, was subsequently arrested on March 4.Follow @gorkhapost
All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled
KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.
All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.
A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.
Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.Follow @gorkhapost