Mahendra Kathariya from Ghusari village of Joshipur VDC-8 in the district allegedly burned his wife to death on Wednesday night.
According to DSP Bishwo Raj Khadka of the District Police Office, Kailali, Mahendra Prasad Kathariya had spilled kerosene over his wife Mira Kathariya’s (33) body and set fire to her following a minor dispute.
Based on information, a joint police team deployed from the Area Police Office Joshipur and Bhajani reached at the incident site to rescue Mira however they couldn’t save her as she had already inhaled her last, said DSP Khadka.
Police said that the body of Mira has been kept at the Tikapur Hospital for postmortem.
Police have taken Mahendra under control and began an investigation.Follow @gorkhapost