Wife dies in wait for husband's body to arrive

Published On: January 11, 2017 01:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

ROLPA, Jan 11: A woman has died in wait for the arrival of the body of her husband who died one and a half years ago in Saudi Arabia. 

Kamala Gurung of Libang – 9, Rolpa died on Monday at 2 pm in wait for the arrival of the mortal remains of her husband, Khum Bahadur Gurung, one of hundreds of thousands of Nepali migrant workers abroad. 

Kamala's in-law informed her neighbours after her daughter – in – law fell unconscious while brushing teeth. She died shortly afterwards as neighbours tended to her. 

A police team from the District Police Office, Rolpa was sent to the site immediately after receiving the report, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ram Prasad Gharti said. 

A preliminary post-mortem examination was held on Tuesday after which the body was handed over to the relatives. Kamala's husband died after being struck by a vehicle of the company he was working for in Saudi Arabia. His body is yet to arrive in Nepal. RSS 


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