Incident Reports

5 nabbed with American pistol in Manang


Gandaki, Manang, Neshyang

Police arrested five persons in possession of an American pistol along with two sets of magazines from Manang on Monday. Manang Chief District Officer Bhim Kanta Sharma said they were held during a routine police check by a Border Police Post in Dharapani of the district. They were on a private Scorpio (Ga 1 Cha 176). DSP Jagannath Gautam identified two of the arrestees as Khim Bahadar Gurung and Dhan Bahadur Gurung both aged 34 of Bhoteodar VDC-3 in Lamgunj district. However, police have not revealed the name of the other three including two men and a woman. Police have informed that the seized unregistered weapon was tagged as made in USA and had a number 103 imprinted on it. Police said the arrestees have been handed over to the Manang District Police Office in Chame for further investigation.