RAUTAHAT: An unidentified group kidnapped a businessman in Rautahat district last night.
The group kidnapped Rajendra Poudel of Dumariya Matiaun VDC, Ward No. 2 in the district from a canal near Altoki of Santapur VDC, uncle of Poudel, Sitaram said.
Family of Poudel said that the group might have kidnapped him for cash as he had Rs. 81,000 with him. Poudel has been doing business of animal feed in Chandranigahapur.
A police team led by Police Inspector at the Area Police Office, Chandranigahapur, has expedited search for Poudel. A motorcycle belonging to Poudel was recovered from near the Altoki stream.