2 held for abducting sleeping man at gunpoint

RAJBIRAJ: Two suspects who allegedly abducted a sleeping man at gunpoint in Saptari have been arrested.

A pistol and two bullets were seized from the duo's possession, police said.

The suspects are identified as Jumrati Miya and Mohammad Manjur Miya of Saptari. Both of them are in their early 20s.

Police paraded them at the District Police Office today.

The suspects had barged into 26-year-old Durga Prasad Saha's house in Dakneshwari-8 in the district to abduct him at gunpoint, police said.

They, however, were apprehended after receiving a tip-off about their hideout, according to DSP Laxmi Raj Adhikari.

They were presented before the Saptari District Court and remanded in custody for investigation. They face abduction and hostage taking charges.