KATHMANDU, July 1: Police have made public the four accused involved in the murder of a sixty-year-old woman in Bhaktapur.
A team from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division has arrested and made public the four accused including the daughter of Sabitri Bhattarai.
Those arrested are Ishwori Bhattarai (daughter of Sabitri Bhattarai), Mohammad Naushad of Siraha, Arjun Kumar alias Bhola Kumar and Mohammad Raees. They were arrested from Gajuri of Dhading on Sunday night.
Ishwori murdered her mother in complicity with her boyfriend. According to Police, the killers Bhola and Raees were hired from India. Ishwori had an affair with Mohammad Naushad of Thimi.
They stabbed Bhattarai to death with a knife.
The victim was staying in a newly constructed one-and-a-half story house of her son-in-law. The preliminary investigation into the incident by the police shows that she was alone at home when the incident occurred.
On Sunday, a group of three youths who came on a motorcycle forcibly entered the house after 10:30 am and killed the woman.
Police were informed about it only at 1:00 pm and a team from the Crime Investigation Division, Police Range Bhaktapur collected the preliminary details about the incident. The body was found at the room.