Rukum, Sept 6: A woman in Rukum district, who had gone to her maternal home to mark Teej festival, was found dead 12 days later.
The Rukum Police said that the dead body of Bimala KC, 27, of Garayela VDC-4 was recovered in Mulpani jungle in the same VDC.
Bimala’s couple and son were together on her way to the maternal home on August 25 but her husband Prajit returned home without Bimala by giving a suspicious tone to the incident, according to the locals.
Police has arrested Prajit after he attempted to flee after the locals reported the case to the police.
Locals and police recovered Bimala’s body based on Prajit’s statement.
Police Inspector Shivaraj Chhetri said that the body was decayed and was not in condition to carry out a postmortem.