Sankhuwasabha Murder Case: Accused Lok Bahadur’s brother arrested

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KATHMANDU, September 16: Police have arrested Naresh Karki, brother of Lok Bahadur Karki, 25, who had earlier confessed that he killed Tej Bahadur Karki and his five other family members of Madi Municipality-1 of Sankhuwasabha district.

“We are currently recording statements of Naresh Karki,’ DSP Laldawaj Subedi told Ratopati. “We are tracing new evidence.”

Earlier on September 6, Tej Bahadur Karki, 55, his mother Parbati Karki, wife Kamal, daughter-in-law Ranjana Karki, grandson Bipin Karki and granddaughter Goma Karki were gruesomely murdered.

The police have also confiscated a mobile phone of deceased Ranjana Karki from Naresh.

Lok Bahadur Karki has already confessed that he killed Tej Bahadur Karki along with five other members of the family who witnessed the crime.

The police have claimed that Naresh was with his brother, Lok Bahadur, during the incident. “It has been learnt that Naresh was with his brother when Lok Bahadur killed Tej Bahadur and his family members,” said a police officer involved in the investigation.



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