A team of scuba divers from Armed Police Force searching for the missing persons in Bheri River, in Jajarkot, on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Photo: Dinesh Kumar Shrestha/THT
A team of scuba divers from Armed Police Force searching for the missing persons in Bheri River, in Jajarkot, on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Photo: Dinesh Kumar Shrestha/THT
JAJARKOT: Police have recovered the body of a youth, who was reportedly missing in Bheri river for four days, following the Chaurjahari incident, from Kudu in Bheri-Municipality-13, on Wednesday. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Kishore Kumar Shrestha at District Police Office, Jajarkot, a joint security team consisting of Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, Nepali Army, and locals retrieved the body of Lokendra Sunar near the under-construction bridge over Bheri River along the Mid-Hilly Highway, this afternoon. With the recovery of the missing youth's body, death toll from the incident has reached four. Three others -- Nawaraj BK, Tikaram Sunar, and Ganesh Budha -- died in the incident. Two more persons, Govinda Shahi and Sandeep BK are still missing. Meanwhile, a team of divers from APF have been deployed to search for the missing after they failed to come in contact since Saturday, DSP Shrestha shared. READ ALSO: