Tanahun police probes 12 murder-accused

Damauli, January 19

Tanahun Police have started investigating 12 persons who were involved in a murder in Byas Municipality, Tanahun.

A group of youths had killed Dinesh Thapa, 16, at the municipality in Tanahun on Saturday night. Regan Thapa, 17 was injured in the incident and is receiving treatment in Pokhara-based Manipal Teaching Hospital.

Tanahun Police had arrested 37 persons, accusing them of involvement in the murder.

SP Krishna Kumar Mahat of District Police Office, Tanahun said of the 37 accused, 25 were released. But, police have begun to investigate the12 persons after keeping them in custody of the DPO, said Mahat.

He said, investigation showed that some others were also involved in the case and they were absconding.

Police have been searching the culprits.