Rupandehi: Woman killed in acid attack

A woman died after being attacked with acid at a hotel in Rupandehi district on Sunday night.

Police said that Sunil Koirala, 28, of Naubise, Dhading, hurled acid at Tulsa Sapkota, 27, of Gaindakot-5 in Nawalparasi.

The two had stayed in Room No. 103 of Meridian Hotel in Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City-6.

According to Police, Koirala attacked Sapkota with acid after alcohol fueled dispute.

Seriously injured in the incident, Sapkota died Monday afternoon while receiving treatment at Universal College of Medical Sciences in Bhairahawa.

The body of Sapkota is kept in Bhairahawa-based Bhim Hospital while Koirala is in police custody, the District Police Office Rupandehi said. RSS