Kathmandu - A Nepali man was charged with murder Monday for killing and eating human flesh, Dang district police said.
The 38-year-old man identified as Ramesh BK was charged with killing a 56-year-old woman, whose body was discovered without her heart, liver and intestines.
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"We arrested him from a forest area in Satbariya on Sunday, where he was in hiding after killing a woman," police officer Ranjit Sigh Rathore told dpa by phone.
"The villagers said he had been stealing and killing their cattle to consume their liver and heart. We also have complaints against him that he exhumed bodies from a nearby graveyard, to eat the heart, liver and head."