A 27-year-old man was found murdered in the district on Thursday.
The deceased, Bharat Sharu Magar, was a teacher at local Panchakanya Lower Secondary School and a cadre of Nepali Congress.
Magar hailed from Nilkantha Municipality-3 of the district.
The body was found in a jungle nearby Madhuban of Nilkantha Municipality-13 by villagers today morning, said police.
A deep cut by a sharp weapon lies on his body, according to police.
The murderer and the motive behind the crime are yet to be established, said DSP Prakash Malla of District Police Office, Dhading.
The body has been taken to the District Hospital, DhadingBeshi for postmortem.
Police are investigating into the case, said Malla.