Investigation into death of 55-year-old reveals a murder case

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RATNANAGAR, CHITWAN — A police investigation into the death of a 55-year-old man has revealed a murder case.

Chitwan’s Superintendent of Police (SP), Deepak Thapa, said the investigation into the death of Hasta Bahadur Chepang, a native of the Ichakamana rural municipality-1 of Chitwan, revealed that he could have been murdered by neighbors due to personal hatred.

Chepang’s lifeless body was found on August 5 at a corn field located in the same rural municipality. The investigation disclosed facts that Hasta Bahadur was killed by a group of local youths on the night of August 2.

The victim was strangled by a rope, beaten up and then thrown off a cliff, police said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

Police have arrested Ramesh Chepang, 29, Sandesh Chepang, 19, and Dhan Bahadur Chepang, 30, in accusation of involvement in the murder. RSS