A teacher has committed suicide at Tolijaisi Agra, a rural village of Dailekh district, on Saturday night.
The deceased has been identified as Dhir Bahadur Shahi, 41, of Tolijaisi VDC-5.
According to police, Shahi committed suicide by jumping into Andheri rivulet.
Investigation into the case is underway, said police.
Shahi was a secondary school teacher of English from relief quota at Malika Secondary School, Thimure. He was involved in teaching for the past 17 years.
Police have recovered a letter in which Shahi mentioned that he committed suicide after he felt humiliated by a person, uncle in relation, who slapped Shahi over a minor dispute at local Bhayini festival. He has also written not to blame anyone for his suicide.