A constable of the Armed Police Force has been found dead in Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City-1 of Kailali district on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Harish Kumar Shahi (31), of Bhageshwori Rural Municipality-1 of Dadeldhura. He was found dead inside the premises of the Armed Police Force 34 number headquarters, where he was stationed.

Shahi was found facedown in a muddy puddle at the barrack at around 5:30 am, informed District Police Office, Kailali.

Investigation of the incident is ongoing, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Pratik Bista.

Meanwhile, the dead body has been sent to Seti Hospital for postmortem, added DSP Bista.