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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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Rape cases rising in Tulsipur High Court’s desk

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DANG — The High Court Tulsipur in Dang last fiscal year settled 602 cases. As stated by court registrar Shreelal Poudel, in the period, the court registered 413 new cases and the number of cases in pending case (previous years) were 373. Of the total 786 cases, the court gave its final hearings on 602 cases.

The records show that among the cases filed in the period, the highest number is about rape which is figured at 88 and 70 have been already sorted out legally while 18 are under sub-judice.

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Similarly, the cases registered seeking divorce were 21 and among them the court finished its proceedings on 19 cases.

The court has set up the civic help desk and arranged for free application writing facility, making the service system technology-friendly.

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