October 25, Dhangadhi. Police have made public the names of eight people arrested for killing a youth with a sharp weapon in Kailali.
The District Police Office has made public the arrest of Bhupendra Baduwal, 23, of Lamkichuha Municipality by attacking him with a khukuri in Tikapur Municipality-1 on Tuesday night.
Among the arrested are Aryan Debkota, 20, Mahesh Rawal, 24, Dhiraj Shahi, 20, Nishan Malla, 18, Kapil Shrestha, 22, Pravin Rimal, 22, and Sohan Shah, 26, of Tikapur Municipality-3. And 21-year-old Rohit Ale.
Police also recovered a black scooter (SUP01008P 5565) and a khukuri used in the murder from the spot. According to the police, the search is on for some of the people involved in the murder as they are absconding.
The family of Baduwal, who was killed on Tuesday night, has buried the body on Wednesday. The east-west highway was blocked all day on Wednesday in protest of the killings.