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Man sent to 10-year in prison for murdering wife

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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.

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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.

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2 women electrocuted in Baglung

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BAGLUNG — Two women were electrocuted in Baglung district on Saturday.

The victims have been identified as Guma Kandel, 25, and Nisha Kandel, 20 of Kathekhola Rural Municipality-6, Bihunkot. They died when they were electrocuted on their way to home from the nearby forest, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police at Baglung Bishwaraj Singh Thapa.

They had reportedly gone to collect fodder early morning but were found dead during a search by their family members after they failed to return home till late. The two caught live current from a pole of high-voltage transmission line.

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Locals have stopped the police personnel from collecting the dead bodies demanding Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) of rightful compensation after bearing responsibility of the incident.

Likewise, the agitated locals brought down the Mid-Hill Highway to a temporary halt demanding NEA to replace the faulty electricity poles in the region.

NEA’s distribution centre in Baglung has admitted that leakage of electricity from wires to the poles had resulted in the fateful incident.

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