Gairigaon Mass Killings Under Investigation: SSP Rathor Leads Committee

The Kathmandu Valley Police Office has formed a five-member committee to investigate the Dibya sawmill incident. Four persons were murdered in the Dibya sawmill located at Gairigaon of Kathmandu last night.

The five-member probe committee is coordinated by Senior Superintendent of Police, Somendra Singh Rathor, where Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Range, Kathmandu, Hari Khatiwada, DSP at the Kathmandu Valley Police Office, Subas Khadka, DSP at Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office, Surakshya KC, and Police Inspector at Police Circle, Baneshwor, Birendra KC are the members.

The probe committee has been asked to submit the report at the earliest by carrying out an in-depth investigation into the case using various methods and technology, said Additional Inspector General at the Kathmandu Valley Police Office, Deepak Thapa.

Four persons—Kumar Bhujel, 56, of Dolakha district, currently staying in a one-storey house in the Dibya sawmill premises, his wife Ambika Bhujel, 52, mother, Shubhadra Bhujel,76, and Nabin Rai, 20, originally from Belbari of Morang were found murdered on Friday night. All the bodies were found with deep injuries caused by sharp weapon on different parts, including the head and limbs.

Police have arrested Dipendra Rai, 28, on the charge of his involvement in the incident. Currently, the lifeless bodies have been kept at TU Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj for post-mortem.


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