After five days of a gruesome murder of a college girl, police have made a man public in connection with the incident.
Police have made public Bimalesh Prasad Yadav of Tulasiyahi Jabdi-6, currently working as a driver in Kathmandu, at a press conference on Thursday.
Organizing a press conference at Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, today the accused has been made public. Accused Bimalesh confessed to have murdered Ritu Mahaseth after she refused his proposal.
According to DSP Dinesh Acharya, there had been a clash between Ritu and Bimalesh 15 days ago.
20-year-old Ritu from Tulasiyahi Jabdi-4, Dhanusha, had been stabbed to death near Setopul on the way to her friend’s wedding ceremony in Maitidevi on Saturday afternoon.
BBA 1st year student of Kantipur College, Ritu had been staying at FNF Girls Hostel.
According to police, Bimalesh had worked as a tractor driver at Ritu’s house around 5 years ago.
Bimalesh had been following her since then, police said.
Bimalesh had begun to work as a driver in Kathmandu when Ritu came to the capital to further her study after SLC, reads the statement.
According to the press statement, Bimalesh had threatened to tak Ritu´s life unless she accepted his proposal.
“Bimalesh had taken a knife from the factory where was he had been working as the driver and orchestrating for Ritu’s murder two days before the incident,” the statement said.
Bimalesh had been absconding after murdering Ritu at 11:15 on last Saturday.