GAUSHALA, Sept 25: A group of about six unidentified persons set a house on fire at Sunaul VDC-6 in Mahottari district on Monday night.
The fire at the house of one Bishwanath Saha destroyed goods and property worth Rs 200,000. However, no human casualties have been reported in the arson attack on the house at 1.30 a.m. last night, police said.
Saha suspected that his neighbours Badri Saha and Birendra Saha might be behind the arson attack at his house.
He said he had a quarrel with them on Monday evening and they had also beaten him in course of the quarrel. Police said they are investigating into the incident and looking for the assailants.