Two Indian nationals arrested in Nepal from smuggling arms

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Prasad Kushwaha, 27 and Ajay Prasad Kushwaha, 21, were arrested from a hotel room during a raid by a special police team.

Acting on a tip off, the police team raided the hotel and confiscated two pistols and three round of bullets from the Indian nationals, Nepal police said. (Representational Image)

Kathmandu: Two Indian nationals were arrested in Nepal on Sunday for smuggling arms into the country, police said.

Prasad Kushwaha, 27 and Ajay Prasad Kushwaha, 21, were arrested from a hotel room during a raid by a special police team in Gaur Municipality in southern Nepal.

Acting on a tip off, the police team raided the hotel and confiscated two pistols and three round of bullets from the Indian nationals, Nepal police said.

Meanwhile, in a separate incident, Ajit Prasad Kushwaha, a Nepali national from Birgunj Municipality in southern Nepal was arrested, police said.

They said a pistol was confiscated from him.

The 28-year-old Kushwaha was arrested during a security check by the police, police said, adding that further investigation into the matter was going on.

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