Chitwan, Oct 1 : A jailbird died in Bharatpur-based district prison. The deceased has been identified as Raj Kumar Rai (Sahila), 37, of Gajuri rural municipality, Dhading.
Rai, who was sentenced six years in jail over rape attempt case in 2073 BS, breathed his last this morning, according to District Prison Office in-charge Kamal Prasad Kafle.
After diagnosed with cancer, he was taken to Prison Office Bharatpur from Kathmandu on September 19.
He passed away while being treated at BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital. The mortal body of Rai has been kept at Bharatpur Hospital for post-mortem.