Print Edition - 2018-04-05  |  National News Digest

Woman’s body found in sack; hubby held

- Post Report, MAHOTTARI

Apr 5, 2018-

A 25-year-old woman from Matihani Municipality-2, Mahottari, was found murdered near her residence on Wednesday. Police said the body of Punam Devi Das, who was reported missing a few days ago, was found in a sack at Matihani Dhirapur, about 1km north from her home. Police Inspector Kedar Basnet said that the woman might have died at least two days ago. Punam’s husband Shiva Shankar Das and three others have been taken into custody for questioning. The couple’s neighbours told police that Shiva Shankar and Punam Devi had had a fight days before the latter was reported missing. The missing person’s report was filed by Shiva Shankar’s brother, Phulindra,  in which he had mentioned that Punam had taken Rs 500,000 cash and some jewellery items with her. (PR)

Published: 05-04-2018 08:44

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