Police officer found murdered near Nepal-India border

Published On: October 18, 2020 11:24 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A Nepal Police officer on duty has been found murdered near the Nepal-India border in Kailali district on Sunday morning.

The dead body of Assistant Sub-inspector Govinda BK has been found in the Mohana River at Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City-12. Ram Bahadur Sawad, police constable on duty, is also missing.

Both of them had left the temporary police station in Dhangadhi-12 on a motorcycle at 8:30 in the evening. The motorcycle has been found three kilometers away from the river.

Both the police personnel were out of contact from 10:00 on Saturday.

The preliminary police investigation shows that the officer might have been murdered in a clash with smugglers at the border region.


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