The identities of all three boys found dead inside a car with Indian number plate parked near Syauli bazaar of Tulsipur Sub-metropolitan City last evening were ascertained today.

The deceased are Sandip Pariyar, 9, son of Bhim Bahadur Pariyar of Baruwa village of Tulsipur, Subarna Pariyar, 7, son of Santosh Pariyar, and Karan Pariyar, 6, son of Krishna Pariyar of the same place, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Shiva Bahadur Singh of Tulsipur Area Police Office.

Earlier, the parents of the boys had filed an application at the Area Police Office, Tulsipur, on April 30, asking for help in searching for the boys missing since April 29.

The bodies have been kept at Rapti Provincial Hospital, Tulsipur, for a post-mortem.

A team of specialists from Nepalgunj with sniffer dog reached Tulsipur last night to investigate the case, added Singh.

The car was parked at the place for the past seven months and car owner Yadav Gaire has been summoned to the Area Police Office, said police.

A version of this article appears in the print on May 3, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.