A 41-year-old man had gone missing for about 10 days from Babesa, Thimphu.

The man from Kurtoe, Lhuentse was not found after he left a bar in Babesa. According to police, the bar owner chased him away from the bar when he suspected the man of stealing money. The man was under the influence of alcohol.

Family members of the victim reported the case to police only on July 30 and police started searching for the victim since July 31. Police said that family members of the victim reported the case saying that the victim could have jumped into the river while being chased by the bar owner.

The bar owner is detained for further investigation.

Staff reporter