The Solukhumbu District Court has sentenced a woman to life imprisonment on charge of killing her infant baby born after illicit sexual relationships with her husband’s elder brother.
36-year-old Bina Bhujel, of Tingla, had killed and buried her infant baby on May 13, two days after the delivery. She was arrested on May 21. She had later confessed to have committed the crime.
Bhujel’s husband Santa Bahadur has been employed as a migrant worker in Saudi Arabia for last one and a half years. She had established an illicit sexual relationship with her brother-in-law Ramesh Bhujel. Ramesh is also learnt to have left for foreign employment.