• 20 August, 2020 4:25 pm


Two persons arrested with pistols

Kathmandu, Aug 20

Police here have arrested two persons on the charge of illegally possessing two pistols and 10 rounds of bullet.

The pistols bear the ‘Made in USA’ label. A 27-year old Bikesh Pundit of Nuwakot was arrested in Machhapokhari in Kathmandu on Wednesday on the charge. Similarly, 28-year old Amar Tamang who was also involved in transaction of such illegal arms was arrested today in Nuwakot.

According to Metropolitan Police Office and Metropolitan Crime Division SSP Deepak Thapa, the pistols belong to Shambhu Karki of Dhanusha. Karki and Lama were in touch while staying in jail. SSP Thapa further shared that the preliminary investigation shows that Tamang had ordered Karki to reach the pistols to Nuwakot from Machhapokhari.

Tamang was recently released from jail after completing six-year jail term on uprising case.

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