GAINGHAT, March 23: A youth has been found dead in a room at Solu Hotel of Kataari Bazaar in Kataari Municipality, Udayapur.
The deceased has been identified as Dawa Sherpa, 23, of Tangsindu – 6 of Solukhumbu district, according to Area Police Office.
Sherpa had arrived at Kataari Bazaar from India via Kakarbhitta on a Matri Vhagya Rekha Passenger Bus. A person living in a room next door informed the hotel administration after the youth did not get up till late in the morning.
The hotel called the Area Police Office, Kataari immediately after coming to know of the death. The body of the youth has been kept at the Kataari Hospital and police have informed his family members in Solukhumbu to come and claim the body, Inspector Chandra Kumar Rajbanshi said.
The youth had gone to Meghalaya in India three months ago and had spoken to the hotel management of being robbed in India during his return trip, police said. Sherpa went to sleep without eating any food and spoke of having a fever, the police said quoting the hotel management.
Sherpa did not have a bag and carried only Rs 800 in his pocket. Police are carrying out further investigation into the incident. Police have said they will know more once his body undergoes a post-mortem examination. RSS