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Indian cops detain 4 Nepalis for 10 hours in Motipur

- KAMAL PANTHI, BARIDYA

Apr 27, 2018-

Four Nepalis, who had gone to Indian state of Uttar Pradesh to purchase daily commodities, were detained for 10 hours by Indian police in Motipur for allegedly buying woods from smugglers.

Assistant Sub-Inspector Abinash Tiwari of Baharayej-based Motipur Police Station in Uttarpradesh, India, manhandled the four Nepalis and detained them. They were released later after a vigorous effort of Nepali security officials.

Tiwari had also piled pressure on the Nepali security personnel to return the woods concealed in the house of Bir Bahadur Nepali in Badhaiyatal Rural Municipality.

He had also warned that the detained Nepalis would not be freed and a case related to forest will be lodged against them if the woods were not returned.

ASI Tiwari arrested the four Nepalis and held them up for 10 hours after the woods demanded by him were not returned.

According to Inspector Devendra Malla of the Area Police Office, Mainapokhar, the arrested Nepalis were released at the initiative of Nepal Police personnel and In-charge of the Armed Police Force (APF) of Janumi, Badhaiyatal.

Residents of a village bordering India have been terrorised after the Indian forest officials detained the Nepali citizens.

Published: 27-04-2018 16:49

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