3 arrested for murder in Kathmandu

Police arrested three persons on the charge of a murder in Kathmandu, on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Kathmandu, March 17

Police in Kathmandu have arrested three persons on the charge of murdering a man in Kathmandu recently.

Aashish Limbu, a permanent resident of Urlabari in the Morang district of eastern Nepal, was found dead on the roadside in Malung, Tokha-1 of the capital last Saturday.

Four days after that, Bhupendra Kumar Sah, Sheikh Abdul Alam, and Mohammad Kasim Mansuri were arrested.

Sah is an Indian national whereas two others are permanent residents of the Rautahat district in southern Nepal. Sah and Alam were arrested in the capital whereas Mansuri in Rautahat.

The suspects were paraded during a press meet in Kathmandu this afternoon.

Speaking then, SSP Ashok Singh, the chief of the Metropolitan Police Range in the district, said they killed Limbu at a motorbike workshop operated by Mansuri and threw away the body by wrapping it in a bedsheet.

Further investigation is underway.

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