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Notorious gangster Dawa Lama nabbed from India

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Sep 1, 2018-

Notorious gangster Dawa Lama has been arrested from India on Saturday. According to a source, Lama was arrested from the Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Though Lama was with three persons, Indian police arrested only two of them.

The duo have been kept at a police station near the airport. Lama was arrested acting on a tip-off, a high-level source said.

Lama is the acting president of Tarun Dal, youth wing of main opposition Nepali Congress, Kavre.

Police had been searching for Lama after Federation of Contractors' Associations of Nepal (FCAN) Chairman Sharad Kumar Gauchan was shot and killed at Shantinagar in the Capital on October 9, 2017.

Earlier on April 11, 2017, a group of unidentified assailants had opened fire at Lama, a gangster who is on the most wanted list of Police, at Bouddha in Kathmandu.

A police team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) had arrested Lama in possession of drugs in 2014. He was also accused of attacking trader Rajan Shrestha of Lalitpur with a khukuri then.

Published: 01-09-2018 15:08

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