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Man on the run after murdering wife found dead

Published on : 7 January, 2021 12:39 pm

Kathmandu : A man who had escaped after murdering his wife was found dead. Dhan Kumar Ubharkoti,32, a resident of Subhang in Hilihang-5 of the district was found hanging from a tree in the jungle some three kilometers east of his house.

Ubharkoti had been on the run since murdering his wife on December 24 night. He has been charged of killing his 30-year-old wife Durga Devi by striking her with an axe in the head.

Locals informed police after finding Ubharkoti hanging dead from the tree using a plastic rope on Wednesday, according to District Police Office, Paanchthar.

The body was found in a decomposed state and locals suspected that he may have committed suicide a week ago. Further investigation into the incident is underway, after a post-mortem was carried out at the district hospital.

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