6 hurt in separate incidents

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, June 4:

Six persons were injured in three different cases of fighting in different restaurants in Kathmandu last evening. A group of unidentified persons beat up Kamal Lama and Baba Lama at Lalima Top Restaurant at Shank-hamul last evening. The two brothers are undergoing treatment at Bir Hospital. Police said they fought over a restaurant girl. A group of three people with Mangolian face asked the Lama brothers to vacate their seats. When they denied, the group attacked them with khukuris. In another case, a group of people who claimed to be security personnel beat up a taxi driver Ram Bahadur Tamang at New Baneshwor chowk. According to the police, the armed group entered eateries and beat up two other people. “The injured persons later fled away in a taxi,” police sources said.

“It is still unclear whether the armed gang was security personnel or not.”

Baneshwor remained tense after the incident occurred at around 9:30 pm. In another case, one Bijendra Chaudhary was injured when he fought with another guest at Baji Restaurant at Dillibazaar. Chaudhary returned his home after undergoing treatment at Bir hospital. The attacker fled away after the incident. Meanwhile, police arrested Sujan Shrestha, a resident of Dharmapath, New road, on charges of stabbing Shree Krishna Shahi, 30, a resident of Basantapur, Kathmandu. Shahi is undergoing treatment at Bir Hosptial.