Pokhara—Police have arrested eight persons for allegedly possessing an illegal pistol at Lakeside in Pokhara on Tuesday morning.
The pistol was recovered from a private car that they were travelling. They have been nabbed at a day when CPN-Maoist is organizing a Nepal bandh strike. Police however claimed that they are not political activists and even don’t’ concern with that strike. They have been said to be a members of a real estate group of Tanahun District.
According to Lakeside base Baidam ward police office Inspector Mohan Mani Adhikari, the pistol they recovered is not so modern and was recovered during a security check. Police also failed to tell where the pistol was made.