Kathmandu : A man has been arrested for killing his sister in law with an ax.
Among the arrested is Sudarshan Adhikari, 42, of Namobuddha Municipality-8, Dapcha of Kavrepalanchok. According to SP Raviraj Poudel of District Police Office, Kavre, Sudarshan is accused of killing his sister in law Ranjana Timalsina, 37.
According to him, police was deployed at the crime scene under the command of DSP Kumar Vikram Thapa from the district on Thursday morning after receiving information that she had been stabbed in the head and neck.
Poudel said that Sudarshan, the brother in law of the deceased, was arrested with the weapon used in the incident. According to him, the body has been sent to Kathmand Medical College, Duwakot for postmortem.
According to Poudel, the initial investigation revealed that Sudarshan had attacked his sister in law with an ax due to a domestic dispute.
The District Court, Kavre has extended the term of the case against the defendant Sudarshan.