One arrested with a pistol

One arrested

Police have arrested a man with a pistol from Baneshwor Katyani Chowk in Kathmandu.

The arrested are Jai Prakash Mahato, 31, of Dhanusha Sub-Metropolis-2, Vidhanagar Toll, Currently living in Basundhara, Kathmandu.

According to Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Superintendent of Police (SP) Ramesh Kumar Basnet, Mahato was taken under control on the basis of a special tip-off that he was going to buy and sell weapons in the Kathmandu Metropolitan-31 Katyani Chowk area.

Mahato, who was arrested on July 7, has been remanded in custody for seven days by the District Court, Baber Mahal for further investigation, police said.