One person has been murdered in Nepal’s far western district Kanchanpur in the name of sorcerer.
According to Kanchanpur district police, Kaliram Chaudhari, 40, of Sripur Ultan village has been killed on Saturday night.
Kaliram Chaudhari’s wife has been injured in the incident. She is undergoing treatment at a primary health center in the village.
Police has reportedly arrested eight of the specified persons known to have been involved in the murder crime.
The police have arrested Harichan Rana, 25, of Shankarpur village, Saheb Rana, 26, Khusiram Rana, 23, Shankar Rana, 20, Sukuram Rana, 23, Sancha Rana 30, Rana Bahadur Chaudhari, 20, Kamala Rana, 45.
While other villagers were celebrating Dashain, these persons went to Kaliram Chaudhari’s house and murdered him by accusing him of being a sorcerer.