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A septuagenarian man was shot dead at Karuniya of Dewahi Gonahi municipality-1 in Rautahat.
The District Police Office, Rautahat identified the victim as Sheikh Taiyab, 70.
He was reportedly at home till 12:00 midnight Wednesday. Police found his body some one kilometer away from his home. It was handed to the Provincial Hospital, Gaur for post-mortem.
An investigation into the case is underway, Superintendent of Police Bir Bahadur Budha Magar said.