Siraha, March 31:

The Siraha District Police Office has arrested four persons, including proprietors of a local restaurant, on the charge of murder.

The four were held for investigation today after the body of Sunita Paswan, 21, of Begaha Tole in Dhangadhi was recovered from the premises of the Sajan Restaurant and Beer Bar at Siraha-1 yesterday.

Pradeep Yadav and Haridev Yadav, proprietors of the restaurant, and restaurant staffers Sajana Rai of Sankhuwasabha and Sanam Kumari Sada of Saptari were held.

Paswan’s body was found wrapped in a sheet and buried in a pit on restaurant premises yesterday, police said. “Pradeep and Haridev have admitted to strangling Paswan to death after raping her.”