Injured Subba stable, nine arrested


Saha Bir Subba, who received a bullet on his chest  Friday evening in Beldangi-I shootout, is stable, doctors reported.

According to his family source, doctors at BP Koirala Hospital of Health Sciences successfully removed the bullet from Subba’s chest.

Meanwhile, Armed Police Force (APF) arrested nine exiled Bhutanese for interrogation.

APF arrested Nipta Raj Gurung, Karna Maya Gurung, Til Rupa Gurung, Lal Bahadur Gurung and Tej Bahadur Gurung of Beldangi-I E2-153, Bir Bahadur Subba of E3-241, Kashi Wangmo Tamang and Dawa Tshering Tamang of F1-66, and Dal Bahadur Rai of F3-333 and  handed over to Damak police station for further investigation.

Security has been tightened up in all camps following the shootout in Beldangi-I camp.

Meanwhile, Bhim Kala Gurung aka Punam who was set free on date by Kakarvitta police has remained out of contact in camp.

APF team from the camp failed to trace Punam in her hut on Saturday. According to APF in-charge in camp, some revolver bullets were recovered from her hut.