Unidentified man found dead on Indrawati riverbank

SINDHUPALCHOK: An unidentified man was found dead on the bank of Indrawati River in Bahunepati of Melamchi Municipality–8 of the district, on Sunday.

Locals informed that the deceased, assumed to be around 40 to 45 years in age, was locally known as Karki. He used to make his living as a porter in the local market area.

They had informed police after discovering the body at the riverbank.

Inspector Niroj Dangi of the Melamchi Area Police Office suspected that the man in a drunken state could have been swept away by the River.

His body has been sent to the Melamchi Primary Health Centre for autopsy, police added.