Rukum: Man hacks friend to death

A man has hacked his own friend to death in an inebriated state on Wednesday.

“Nirmal Sarki, of Chaurjahari Municipality killed Akal Bahadur Khadka, 45, of the same locality with an axe”, District Police Office, Rukum said.

“The two were drinking together when they got into a minor dispute”, said Inspector Thamman Bahadur Rajali. “Following the dispute Sarki attacked his friend with an axe and a shovel at his own house, a preliminary investigation has revealed.”

The locals say that Sarki and his wife Kamala Sarki attacked with the axe when the fight broke out.

Police have arrested Sarki couple and launched further investigation into the incident. The body of the deceased has been sent to the district hospital in Salle for an autopsy. RSS