Death of a Person on the Way to Vote, the Family Members Accuse of Murder

  November 22, 2022 By: INSEC

Narsingh Bista ,35, Byas Rural Municipality-4 Dokat,  was found dead on the banks of Dom river in Sunsera of Darchula on November 21.

Bista had walked out of his house to vote on November 20.

According to Mohansingh Bista, a relative of the deceased, the body was found buried on a river bank 200 meters away from the local market. The marks on the body indicated being dragged across the road. The deceased had a dispute with the members of the ruling coalition party a night before the election.

A search was carried out throughout the night after the deceased failed to arrive at the polling station, said the deceased’s relatives.

The victim’s family refused to take the body until the perpetrator was identified and brought to justice.

The UML local leaders of Byas Rural Municipality have demanded that the people involved in the incident be brought to the books.

Locals have blocked the Tinkar road, Sunsera, of Darchula, demanding the arrest of people involved in the incident.

Inspector Rajesh Shahi, District Police Office, said that a police team from the Area Police Office was deployed to the spot to investigate the incident and the investigation is underway.

Narendra Singh Karki