A man allegedly killed his spouse by hitting her with a piece of firewood at Sirijunga rural municipality-3 in Taplejung.
Laxman Chamling of Sikaicha has been arrested for allegedly attacking his spouse Nisha Rai, 31, with a piece of firewood and killing her on Tuesday evening, according to the District Police Office, Taplejung.
The husband who came home intoxicated started quarreling with his spouse unnecessarily and attacked her amidst the quarrel leaving her dead on the spot.
Meanwhile, a person was killed after he was struck by lightning at Bhatuke of Binayi Tribeni rural municipality-1 in Nawalparasi (Bardghat Susta East).
Police identified the deceased Chhabilal Saru, 57, and the accident happened at 6:30 am today while he was working at his farm.