8 held for pelting stones at security personnel during Bisket Jatra

KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday said they have arrested eight persons after they allegedly pelted stones at security personnel during the Bisket Jatra celebrations in Bhaktapur on Monday.

Police also said the suspects had also targeted houses of locals and CCTV cameras installed in the area.

The suspects were arrested from assorted locations in Bhaktapur district on Wednesday.

Police said the arrest was made after studying the CCTV footage from the site.

Meanwhile, Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, said the investigation is underway.