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Four murder accused made public in Kailali district

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Dhangadi, January 21

Kailali police today made public four persons arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of a youth in Attariya bazaar, Kailali, on Saturday evening.

Organising a press meet on the premises of District Police office today, chief accused Binod Air and accused David Air, Manju Chaudhary, and Lokesh Khatri, accused of involvement in the killing of Arun Bhatta, 20, from Godawari Municipality, were made public

According to police, the major accused Binod had killed Bhatta with a sharp weapon, David had used his bike to help Binod flee the incident site and Manju and Lokesh had concealed Binod in their rented room.

Police had arrested them from Dhangadi last night.

A clash had broken out between two groups of youths in Attariya bazaar on Saturday evening.

Bhatta was attacked with a sharp weapon in the clash and succumbed to injuries while en route to Seti Zonal Hospital while three others of his group were injured.  The injured are still undergoing treatment at Seti Zonal Hospital.

Following the incident, family members and locals had staged a rally and shut down the market demanding that the guilty be booked immediately.


A version of this article appears in print on January 22, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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