Raj Kumar Shrestha, an entrepreneur in Dang district who was kidnapped 21 days ago, has been found dead in a jungle on Friday.
Shrestha was on his way to Salyan district when he was kidnapped on the night of June 9 by an armed gang. Shrestha was the owner of Butwal Cloth Store in Tulsipur.
His body was found in the Jhimpe Renje Jungle of Chatreshwow Village Council in Salyan district.
According to SSP Gyan Bikram Shah, Chief at the Rapti Zonal Police Office, Shrestha’s body was found with the help of abductors who were arrested.
Shrestha, a permanent resident of Tulsipur Sub-Metropolitan City, is the owner of Butwal Bastralaya in Tulsipur.
Rana Bahadur Gharti, a local contractor and a woman were accompanying Shrestha when he went missing. Police surmised that the other two had also been kidnapped.