Gangtok, Feb 7:
The police on Sunday arrested a 44-year-old man Birkha Bahadur Rai for allegedly murdering one Bishnu Prasad Bhujel, (48) with an axe in Lower Tadong, West Sikkim over the heated argument over an extra marital affair. He was arrested from nearby forest and accused is from Soreng but temporarily residing in Lower Tadong.
It seems to be a case of extra marital affair fight, as per the police report says on 06/02/2022 at around 1000 hrs., received a written FIR from Purna Bahadur Bhujel brother of the deceased Bishnu Psd., Bhujel, 48 yrs resident of Lower Tadong, West Sikkim to the effect that on 05.02.2022 at around pm his deceased brother and accused person Birkha Bdr. Rai of the same village had indulged in a heated argument over an extra marital affair of the deceased’s wife with the accused person which culminated in a physical fight. In the process, the accused person hit the deceased person with an axe on his left temple. As a result, the deceased succumbed to his injuries. The accused has been booked under section of 302 (punishment for murder) of IPC, after deceased brother lodged a complaint in Kaluk Police station as it falls under the Kaluk Police station jurisdiction.