Five held for looting bid

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, June 15:

Police yesterday arrested three persons with a locally made pistol from Sukumbasi Tole in Balaju. According to the police, the trio was planning to loot a house in the area when the police arrested them. The arrested are Purna Bahadur Tamang, Dig Bahadur Gurung alias Raju and Bijay Gurung. All the three hail from Nuwakot and were staying at Machhapokhari in Balaju.

“They admitted that they were also involved in a series of looting cases in the area,” police said.

Meanwhile, police arrested two persons from Thimi while they were planning to loot a house. Deg Bahadur Khadga and Raju Pulami were caught while they were trying to enter a house through window.