An 18-year-old boy of Nijgadh Municipality-9 in Bara district was killed by unidentified assailant(s) in his house on Monday night. The youth's throat was slit which resulted in his death.

He was a painter by profession.

According to Inspector Bikash Thapaliya of the Area Police Office, Nijgadh, the victim was alone at his place at the time of the incident. "We are awaiting further information concerning the case as an investigation is underway."

Meanwhile. a team from Nijgadh-based Area Police Office has beeb deployed at the site of the incident. Likewise, personnel from the Bara District Police Office have also reached the spot for investigation.