Man shot dead as fend off dacoits

BIRGUNJ: An exchange of fire between dacoits and locals resulted in the death of a local in Bishrampur, Parsa on Saturday night.

According to the police, Jaya Kishan Basnet, a resident of Bishrampur was shot dead when dacoits and locals exchanged fire at around 11 pm. The police said that the body has been taken to the Narayani sub-regional hospital for the postmortem.

However, the police have not been able to capture the culprits.