Businessman murdered in Jhapa

A businessman has been murdered in Jhapa.

The body of Khem Raj Paudel, 38, of Mangalbare of Kamal rural municipality was found at Bahsudi in Gaurigunj-6 on Tuesday, according to police.

DSP at District Police Office, Jhapa Jitendra Basnet informed that Paudel was attacked on his neck and head with a sharp weapon. Businessman Paudel was out of contact since Monday evening.

Paudel on Monday had reached Gaurigunj to collect money from Gaurigunj-based businessman Saddam. Investigations showed that Saddam owed Rs 90,000 from Paudel, according to DSP Basnet.

Saddam has been arrested to investigate the case.



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