KIMATHANKA, May 26: A 21-year-old girl was murdered this morning at Ghimiregaun in Khandbari Municipality-1, Sankhuwasabha.
Yuna Darnal of Sabha Pokhari Rural Municipality-1, who was living in the district headquarters, was murdered by Nandaram Gadal, 23, of Sabha Pokhari Rural Municipality, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Birendra Godar said.
Yuna was residing in a rented-room in Khandbari.
Police said that Gadal attempted to kill himself after murdering the girl. Critically injured Gadal is receiving treatment at the District Hospital, Khandbari.
It is said that Gadal had arrived in Khandbari on Thursday after completing a three-month-long training of Nepal Police.
Police shared that Gadal and the deceased Darnal had shared a room last night.
The reason behind the murder is not known yet, police said.