Held Indian police officials released


Apr 26, 2016-

Five Indian police personnel who were detained by the Doti District Police for illegally entering Nepal with arms on Sunday have been released. They were handed over to the security officer of the Indian Embassy, in Dhangadhi on Monday.

Deputy Inspector General of Nepal Police Bijay Bhatta informed that five Indian security personnel were handed over to the embassy’s representative, along with the vehicle they used and the driver.

The personnel, along with an AK-47 rifle and a pistol, were arrested from Sanagaun, Doti, and were later handed over to Kailali Police on Sunday. 

Security sources said that one inspector, one sub-inspector, one assistant sub-inspector and two head constables from Ahmadabad Police Station in the Indian state of Punjab had entered Nepal from the Gaddachauki border point in Kanchanpur district.

It is learnt that they crossed over to Nepal to detain four Nepalis allegedly involved in the murder of a Punjab-based doctor.

“The Indian police personnel in civvies were able to reach Doti as they had taken a three-day permit for their vehicle,” said Bhatta.

Published: 26-04-2016 08:00

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