2 found dead in suspicious state in Sarlahi

KATHMANDU: Two people were found dead in a suspicious state under a stack of hay from Gaurishankhar VDC-8 of Sarlahi on Sunday.

The identity of both the deceased is yet to be ascertained, police said.

Locals had informed the police after discovering the bodies.

According to DSP Ramesh Kumar Khadka, the bodies have bullet wounds but the reason behind it is not yet known.

DSP Khadka also said they seem to be of Madhesi origin based on their physical attributes.

A team of police has reached the site and further investigation of the case is underway, police added.


Police has identified the deceased as Indian nationals, however, their names are not yet known.

Locals informed that the people came in five motorcycles last night and also that they heard gunshots late at night.

The bodies were found at a kitchen garden of Kul Dip Mahato, a former Maoist, who reportedly runs a gang cell.

It is possible that a dispute during an illegal trade among the gangsters could be the reason for their death, police added.

The deceased have been identified as Mukesh Kumar and Kapil Kumar Rai Kurmi of Sona Barsha of Sitamadhi district in India, informed DSP Ramesh Kumar Khadka of the District Police Office, Sarlahi.