SURKHET — A hotel owner of Mama-Bhanja Hotel at Birendranagar has been accused of killing a guest on Friday evening.
Devi Prasad Dhakal, the proprietor of Mama-Bhanja Hotel at Sanihal Line at Birendranagar – 6, stands accused of killing Ratan Shahi of Kalikot Tilagufa municipality – 11.
Dhakal, accused of hacking to death 32 – year – old Shahi with an ax, was arrested while on the run from Ganesh intersection at Birendranagar. Shahi had been studying by renting a room at the hotel.
District Police Office, Surkhet’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Mohan Acharya said the reason Dhakal, who was excessively drunk at the time of the murder, killed Shahi is yet to be determined. The latest incident of murder has upped the tally of murders in the past two weeks to three. RSS