Kalopul Acid attack: Husband arrested, wife stable

Police have arrested Bishnu Bhujel, who was fleeing since yesterday after throwing acid on his wife.

20 year old Jenny Khadka was attacked yesterday evening near Kalopul. Seated behind a motorcycle with his friend, husband Bhujel attacked an unaware Khadka with acid and then fled the scene. Khadka was rushed to nearby Om Hospital and later transferred to Kirtipur Hospital. She is said to be in a stable condition, and

Although the attack was premeditated, the motive(s) remain unclear – several sources claim the couple were living separately and Bhujel was demanding her return.

 

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