Nepal | October 16, 2019

One held with ‘pen gun’ in Pokhara


Police display seized pen gun from a drug abuser at District Police Office, Kaski, in Pokhara, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Photo: Rishi Ram Baral/THT

POKHARA: Police have seized a ‘pen gun’ from a drug abuser and made it public at District Police Office (DPO), Kaski, in Pokhara, on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, a sleuth deployed from the DPO apprehended Sagar Ranabhat, 24, from Masbar in Pokhara-7 with controlled pharmaceutical drugs and a pen gun, on Sunday.

Police raided his house at Kaskikot in Pokhara-24 and seized large ampoules of various drugs — Phenergan (60), Brufin (60), Nitrosun (15) — the pen gun and seven rounds of bullets, according to DPO Chief, Superintendent of Police (SP) Dan Bahadur Karki.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, police said.

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