Couple found dead in Lalitpur

Published On: January 19, 2021 07:06 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A couple was found dead in their rented room at Changathali in Mahalaxmi Municipality-7 on Monday evening.

According to police, 32-year-old Sagar Pokharel, a resident of Rajbiraj district, and his 20-year-old wife Nirmala Khanal were found dead in their room.

The couple might have consumed poison as two bottles of Celphos, a fumigant used for the control of a wide range of field rodents and insect pests that are found in stored commodities, were found in the room, according to preliminary investigation by the police.

A team of police from the Metropolitan Police Range, Satdobato, is further investigating the case.


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