Missing engineer found dead

KATHMANDU: A man, who went missing since Saturday from Lalitpur, was found dead in Mugling on Tuesday.

SSP Pitambar Adhikari, in-charge of the Metropolitan Police Range, Lalitpur informed that the decomposed body of Nabaraj Shrestha, an engineer who worked for a hydropower project, was discovered floating in the Trishuli River.

“We had received a missing complaint from his family and had been searching for him. Chitwan police has sent the body to a hospital for post-mortem. It will be too early to say whether it was a murder or a suicide,” said SSP Adhikari.

Shrestha was last seen in Kusunti, Lalitpur on Saturday morning when he left his home for ‘morning walk’.