Police have arrested a person involved in the illegal drug trade in possession of drugs and a homemade pistol.
DSP Biswomani Pokharel of Metropolitan Police Circle Maharajgunj identified the arrested as Bibek Gurung of Lamjung. Police recovered 25 Ampul Diazepam, 25 Ampul Fenargan, 25 Nafrin and sum of rupees two lakh and sixty-one thousand from Gurung. Preliminary investigation by police revealed that Gurung used to carry the home-made pistol to conduct illegal drug trade in Kathmandu. In his statement to the police, Gurung said that the owner of the weapon recovered from him was in jail. Policemen involved in the investigation into the case believe that Gurung was a member of the group involved in selling drugs to students and drug abusers in Kathmandu.