HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Sanat Chaurasiya, 22, of Baigundura of Jhapa today admitted to strangulating his sister-in-law (elder brother’s wife) Mamata Devi Chaurasiya to death on Tuesday.
Metropolitan Police Circle, Baneshwor, had arrested him for further investigation after he approached officials seeking authentication of her ‘natural death’.
He had rushed Mamata to Kantipur Hospital, Tinkune after she allegedly fell unconscious. Doctors had declared her brought dead, prompting police to send the body to TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj for post-mortem.
DSP Bhim Dhakal said post-mortem investigation tested positive for murder and reported a case of strangulation. “After thorough interrogation, Sanat admitted he strangled her to death over a domestic dispute.