Man found murdered in DhankutaDecapitated body of a 70-year-old local of Jyamire was found at his residence, police say.
Ramesh Chandra Adhikari
A man was found dead in Jyamire of Mahalaxmi-4 in Dhankuta district early on Friday.
Seventy-year-old Man Bahadur Basnet, a local of Jyamire, was found brutally murdered on Friday morning.
Basnet’s decapitated body was found at his residence, while his severed head was found a kilometer away from his home.
Although the incident came to light on Friday morning, police suspect that the victim was murdered late on Thursday, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Narendra Kunwar, Chief of the district police office.
According to Mahalaxmi Municipality mayor Dhurba Raj Raya, the disabled victim was murdered at his residence.
Police and the authorities are reaching the incident spot, Raya added.
Police said, details regarding the incident are yet to be ascertained and investigation into the matter is underway.