HETAUDA, July 13 -- Makwanpur District Court on Friday remanded a man into judicial custody pending investigation into the death of his wife.

Police are questioning Raju Thing, 35, of Hetauda Sub Metropolis after his wife Sonu was found dead in an apparent suicide in May.

"Sonu's body was found hanging in her house on May 30. We suspect Raju's involvement in her death because Sonu had filed a domestic violence case against her husband a month prior to her death," SP Mukesh Adhikari said. Sonu had reported in her complaint that Raju had been abusing her physically and mentally, making her life miserable.

Lal Bahadur Blon, Sonu's brother, had filed a complaint with the District Police Office in Hetauda, accusing Raju of provoking Sonu into...