Mastermind behind murder of two police personnel arrested in Kailali

DHANGADHI: The mastermind behind the murder of two police personnel has been arrested in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City-12 of Kailali District.

The arrestee has been identified as Shukdev Rana alias Amar of Dhangadhi.

Rana is accused of plotting to kill two police personnel stationed at Jugeda temporary police post. The two were killed while they were on patrol on the night of October 17.

Body of Police Constable Ram Bahadur Saud was found buried in Mohana River in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City of Kailali district, on October 20. Police had also recovered a pistol and a mobile phone set belonging to Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Police Govinda BK who was killed in an ambush set by smugglers in Dhangadhi-12.

Rana was arrested near the Indian border, according to police. He was presented before the District Court, Kailali today.

Eight others allegedly involved in the murder of security personnel have been put on trial.