A 28-year-old man from Bongo gewog in Chukha is on the run after he allegedly murdered his 22-year-old estranged wife on April 2. A search team from police in Phuentsholing and Gedu are on a lookout for the suspect.

The deceased, a native of Meretsemo, Bongo was brought dead at Arekha BHU on April 2 morning. The deceased used to stay with her sister and brother-in-law at Arekha and had not met her husband, the suspect for sometime.

Kuensel learnt from sources that the deceased had succumbed to excessive bleeding from multiple injuries on the head. When the incident occurred, she was alone at home.

Staff Reporter