Key suspect of FCAN chairman Gauchan’s killing made public

Key suspect Sameer MS Basnet in Mask. Picture: Elite Joshi/Kantipur

Kathmandu–Police have marched the alleged mastermind behind the killing of Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN) Chairman Sharad Kumar Gauchan today in Kathmandu.

Sameer Man Singh Basnet 32 from Kathmandu Metropolitan City – 13 Bafal has been said to be a prime planner of the day light murder of Gauchan. According to DIG Puskar Karki, Pun was arrested from Chitwan of Nepal on December 3. Police had said that Gauchan was killed in the issue of extortion. Gauchan was shot dead at a busy road of Kharibot of Nayabaneswor on Octorber 9, 2017.

Earlier, the shooter and his 4 allies were made public by police on November 14 in Kathmandu. Rajeev Lama Syangtan from Nuwakot is said to be a shooter among the arrested. Police had also made public Mukesh Kumar Pandey of India, Shivaji Mahato and Santosh Gurng of Parsa and Prakash Budhathoki of Kathmandu on November 14. Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police also revealed an audio file that speaks the acceptance of Gauchan’s killing by Basnet.

Sharad Kumar Gauchan

Published on: December 3, 2017 3:45 pm

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