A youth has been injured in firing in Kureli VDC by an unidentified group. A group of around six people opened fire at Ashok Rokka, 21, of Kureli VDC at around 11 pm on March 27. Rokka, who was in village security committee, was shot while he was in patrol, said Inspector Rupesh Khadka.
Rokka sustained injury to his finger. He has been brought to District hospital, Rolpa for the treatment, according to the police.
Small arms are still being used in the district in spite of the notice to hand over the weapons to administration or police office. The accused are still unidentified and the search for them is underway, police said.Dharendra Dangi