3 held for murder of Bhojpur man

BHOJPUR: Three people including an elderly man were arrested for their alleged involvement in a murder in Basikhora VDC of Bhojpur district.

They have been identified as Lok Bahadur Rai (77), Dhan Bahadur Rai (53) and Badri Man Rai (43) of the Basikhora-3, police said.

According to police, the trio murdered their friend Shiva Kumar Rai (46) of the same area, following a squabble under the influence of alcohol on May 14.

Local police post sent them to the Bhojpur District Police Office for further investigation.