Duo brandish pistol in drunken stupor in Thamel

KATHMANDU: Two persons were arrested for brandishing a pistol under the influence of alcohol in Thamel of Kathmandu on Thursday.

A police team nabbed Saphal Kunwar (30) of Sarkari Dhara, KMC-29 and Ridam Bhattachan (18) of Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan City-5 from Saatghumti of Thamel, KMC-29 last night.

They were brandishing a semi-automatic pistol in the drunken stupor when police found them, police added.

Police confiscated the pistol and its magazine from them.

Further investigation is underway.