A 55-year-old gold trader, who owned businesses in Nepal, UK and Hong Kong, has committed suicide. Kumar Lamichhane (Biswokarma) was found hanging from a tree in Kam Shan Country Park, Monkey Hill Jungle, Hong Kong on Tuesday (January 29).
According to the national daily Republica, the Hong Kong police reported Kumar´s body was unfastened in the presence of family members who are planning to take his body to Nepal after completing legal procedures. Kumar had been missing since last Friday.
According to Prakash, one of Kumar´s closest friends and director of Sanskriti Jewelers, Kumar had opened a jewelry shop in Hong Kong only six months ago and was planning to set up another shop in Japan. Kumar had expanded his business in different cities of Nepal as well as abroad. He had employed more than 700 persons.
Quoting local police, Apple Daily, a local newspaper in Hong Kong, had said that Kumar had told his wife that he was about to commit suicide. Businessmen close to Kumar said he had married for the second time in Hong Kong.