Body of one of the three persons still missing after the Chaurjahari incident has been recovered from Bheri river.
Divers have found body of Lokendra Sunar of Bheri municipality floating in the river at Kudu, according to chief of Jajarkot Police DSP Kishore Shrestha.
Body of three dalit youths, who had gone to facilitate elopement of an upper-caste girl, had already been recovered.
Nawaraj BK, 21, of Bheri municipality 4, Jajarkot had gone along with 18 others to elope with his 17-year-old girlfriend of Chaurjahari-8, Soti on Saturday. Six of them had dived into the Thuli Bheri river at the border of Jajarkot and Western Rukum to save their life after the locals including the girl's family thrashed them.
The bodies of Nawaraj BK, Tikaram Sunar of ward no. 1 of Chaurjahari municipality and Ganesh Budha of Bheri municipality-1 had been recovered before Wednesday. The body of BK was recovered Saturday night, Sunar Sunday morning and Budha Monday evening.
Two persons are still missing.
The victims' families have claimed that the girl's father and others including ward chairman of Chaurjahari-8 Dammar Bahadur Malla chased their sons and murdered them
Published Date: Wednesday, Jestha 14, 2077, 16:27:00