DHADING, Feb 16: The body of Santosh Yadav, son of slain Irrigation Secretary Ramanand Prasad Yadav, who was also killed after their jeep plunged into the Trishuli River on February 10, has been recovered on Friday from Benighat, Rorang Rural Municipality-5 a week after the incident. His body was found on the bank of the Trishuli River in Dhading district.
The dead bodies of secretary Yadav and Unnati Gupta, his friend's daughter, were recovered on the day of the accident while the secretary's 22-year-old son had been missing after the incident.
The body was found after continuous search efforts by a joint team from Nepal Police and Armed Police Force.
The accident had taken place at Salanghat of Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality-4 in Dhading along the Prithivi Highway.
The ill-fated jeep driven by Secretary Yadav had skidded off the road and plunged into the Trishuli River early on Saturday while they were en route to Kathmandu from Kapilvastu.