RASUWA — A woman has murdered her own husband by hitting him with a stick here at Kalika rural municipality-2, Chitrepani in the district.
Rasuwa 42-year-old Mangali Maya Lopchan murdered her husband Mingmar Singi Lopchan, 44, over a minor family dispute, according to District Police Office.
Mangali struck Mingmar on his head and face with a stick on the premises of the house while he was arriving home drunk on Thursday night, said police.
Police said they are investigating the case after taking the wife into custody.Follow @gorkhapost
Maha Astami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.
On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.
People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.
Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.
On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.Follow @gorkhapost