Yarsa collector found dead, 32 arrested

BHIMDUTTANAGAR: Police have arrested 32 people for their alleged involvement in the murder of a yarsagumba collector.

Dharma Bohara, a resident of Raidhungi in Kanda VDC-3 of Bajhang was found dead last Saturday at some distance from his rented quarters.

A police team that reached the incident site after two days trek arrested 32 persons suspected of involvement in the murder, said the District Police Office, Bajhang.

The team was led by Assistant Sub-Inspector Dharmananda Joshi. Bohara’s brothers Sabin and Ganesh and brother-in-law Ram Chandra Dhami had reported to police about the incident including about the Rs. 500,000 that he was carrying.

‘The cash has not been recovered but we have begun an investigation and the facts would be known soon’, said DSP at the Office in Bajhang Laxmi Raj Adhikari.