Businessman murdered in Dang

GHORAHI: A businessman was reportedly murdered near Sewakhola Bridge in Ghorahi Sub-Metropolitan City-13, Dang last night, according to police.

The deceased has been identified as Nanda Bahadur Gharti (49) of Rolpa district who ran his hardware business near Ghorahi buspark.

Chief of Dang District Police Office, Bel Bahadur Pandey, said that Gharti was found lying unconscious at around 8:00 last night. He passed away during the course of treatment at Rapti Academy of Health Sciences.

Police said that a suspect was taken under custody on Thursday night and investigations are ongoing into the case.