NA Major Bimal Pandit’s Body Found After 16 Days of Search

The lifeless body of Major Bimal Pandit, a member of the Nepal Army who had been missing for 16 days, was discovered near the Bheri River in Karbagad on Tuesday.

The grim discovery was made by Sibamal Sarki, also known as Parimal, a resident of Tripurasundari-5, who was engaged in fishing activities along the Bheri River at approximately 6:00 am. Sarki promptly reported the finding to the Khadang police station.

Upon receiving the report, the Khadang police notified the district police office, leading to a rapid response from a team of Nepal Army personnel, headed by Major Ravi Shah, equipped with rescue materials. DSP Shiva Budhathoki commanded the operation in Chindebagar, where the body was located.

Accompanied by the deceased’s father and brother, who had also arrived with Nepal Army personnel, Major Bimal Pandit’s body was identified. Personal belongings, including a watch and a ring, were found alongside him.

DSP Budhathoki revealed that preparations are underway to transport Major Pandit’s body to the District Hospital Dunai for a post-mortem examination.

Major Bimal Pandit, 38 years old and originally from Kageshwori Manohara-Danchhi in Kathmandu, had been stationed in Dolpa when he went missing. He was last seen at 4 pm on August 27. This tragic discovery has left the community in shock and mourning the loss of a dedicated member of the Nepal Army.


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