•      Tue Dec 6 2022

Police arrests one person for alleged murder of mother and daughter

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Trishuli: The police have arrested a person this morning on charges of being involved in the murder of a mother and daughter in Bhangeri of Balkumari, Dupcheshwar Rural Municipality-5, Nuwakot.

Rupak Khadka, Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Police Office, Nuwakot, informed that the arrested person is Sonam Tamang, 21. According to him, police have seized a homemade weapon and slippers.

After the incident, he was found to be absconding. Tamang was arrested this morning from Kathmandu and brought to the district police office.

Police said that 20-year-old Samjhana Pandey (Khatiwada) and her three-year-old daughter Kristina Khatiwada were killed on Monday evening. The dead bodies of mother and daughter were found in the yard of the house in which they were killed by using sharp weapons and inflicting deep injuries on various parts of the body including the neck.

The police is still investigating the incident.