SIRAHA: A decapitated body of a youth was found in Lahan Municipality-17 of Siraha district today morning.
According to police, body of Mohammad Safid (38) was found lying in a field near his residence in Govindapur this morning.
Police identified the deceased as the youngest among four sons of Mohammad Isaq.
Deputy Superintendent of Police at Lahan-based Area Police Office said he led a team of security personnel and cordoned off the incident site when locals informed police about the body. Within a few hours, a team of security personnel deployed from the Janakpur-based Province 2 Police office and another team from Siraha District Police Office along with sniff dog reached the site for the investigation.
It has been learnt that deceased Safi was a person with mental disability. His family members had searched for him last night.
The body has been sent to local Ram Kumar Sarada Uma Prasad Murarka Memorial Hospital, for the postmortem while the investigation into the case is underway as head part of the body has not been found yet, police informed.
The place where the body was found is at the distance of 200 metres east of local Mutani forest.