A person has killed his wife at Pathari Sanishchare of Morang district last night.
Chandra Bahadur Limbu, 34, of Shyamchowk, Pathari Sanischare-9 hit his wife, Tulasa Limbu, 30, with a khukuri knife, killing her instantly, Inspector Bijaya Shrestha of the Area Police Office, Pathari said.
Limbu is absconding after the murder and police has mounted a search for him. The reason behind killing his wife is not known.
Meanwhile, 55-year-old Kamo Tajpuria of Rangeli-9 in Morang district was found drowned in the irrigation canal at local Jhamanpur of Rangeli Municipality-8 on Saturday, police said.