'Dead' teen's return shocks all in Morang

MORANG: A teenager who reportedly had died some eight months ago after falling from a tractor in Morang district has returned home recently, giving a shock to all.

The family of the teen, Bhupal Adhikari, had also performed the 13-day rituals after the police confirmed the death of Adhikari during that time. It is learnt that Bhupal was in India during the period.

According to Police Inspector Ramesh Basnet, Adhikari family had performed the final rites confirming that a human remain found in Shanti Community Forest in Pathari Shanishchare-1 was of Bhupal. Adhikari family had also buried the human remain, it is said.

Adhikari, also suffers from mental retardation, used to work in the tractors as a labourer and had gone missing in the first week of June 2015 from the district.

Police had also registered a case against the tractor driver based on the complaint lodged by the Adhikari family claiming that Bhupal died after falling from the tractor.