Woman killed by setting fire in Darchula

June 9, 2022

In yet another heinous crime of violence against women, Avina Khadayat has been killed by burning her alive in Baril, Darchula.

According to Bharat Bahadur Khadayat, Ward Chairman of Shailyashikhar Municipality-1, an attempt was made to kill the daughter by burning her in a haystack (खर) with her mother. The daughter escaped and saved her life, he said.

Police have arrested neighbors Birendra Khadayat and Tula Khadayat on suspicion of being involved in the incident. Another Bhoj Bahadur Khadayat is absconding.

The arrested Birendra is the vice-chairman of the Maoist Central Shailyashikhar Municipal Committee. The absconding Bhoj Bahadur is a security guard of the Nepal Electricity Authority Balanch Center.

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