Couple shot at

DHANGADHI: A couple was injured in a shootout during a looting in Raikawar Bichhawa VDC-5 in Kanchanpur on Sunday. A gang of around 20 persons had shot at them at their home. The gang also looted property worth millions from locals in the area. Prem Chaudhari and his wife Bisni were seriously injured in the shootout. Meanwhile, Ram Bahadur Chand, Sub Inspector of Police, Area Police Office Guleriya, said the looters had made away property worth millions from the houses of Prem Chaudhari and Hasan Chaudhari. Earlier to the looting, some informants had tricked the police by saying that looting was taking place in in Pipariya of the same VDC. Meanwhile, Dr Khagendra Joshi at the Seti Zonal Hospital said the condition of wounded Bisni is critical. “A bullet is yet to be recovered from her head. She is sent to India for treatment India for treatment,” Joshi said.