Two arrested with explosive items in Kalikot

MANMA: District Police Office in Kalikot has arrested two persons in possession of explosive items today morning.

Those arrested have been identified as 36-year-old Durga Raj Bohara of Lalu, Naraharinath Rural Municipality-9 in Kalikot district and 32-year-old Padam Bahadur Pun of Bherimalika Municipality-2 of Jajarkot.

They were arrested this morning and it has been found that both are cadres of the Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav), police said.

A gun, a pressure cooker, 24 units of detonators, nine units of sockets, one kilogram of sulphur, half a kilogram of soda were confiscated from them, informed Yakshya Kumar Joshi, information officer at the DPO.

Police is preparing to try them under the Prevention of Explosive Substances Act.