Damauli, January 16

Tanahun District Police office today made public two persons arrested for murdering Ram Bahadur Pariyar of Baghbhanjyang of Byas Municipality in Tanahun seven years ago.

Police arrested mastermind Bharati Pariyar, 42, and her accomplice Mangal Bahadur Damai, 39, from Baghbhnajyang four days ago, according to SP Siddi Bikram Shah. They had pushed Pariyar into the Seti River. Pariyar had left home for Dulegauda with locals Suk Bahadur Damai and Mangal Bahadur Damai seven years ago. At the plan and directive of Bharati, Suk and Mangal had pushed Pariyar into the Seti River from the bridge at Suklagandaki Municipality.

Superintendent of Police Shah said that police had launched an investigation into the case after a murder case was filed.

Deceased Ram Bahadur’s wife Sanisara had filed the case with the police with the demand that police search for her missing husband three years later. Sanisara, however, had filed an FIR against three persons — Suk Bahadur, Bharati and Mangal on 31 December 2018.