Nepal Police Kill Armed Man during ‘gunfight’, in Rautahat District

A 32 years old unidentified man died of bullet injuries following a ‘gunfight’ with police in Rajadevi Municipality-4, Rautahat district on Monday. District Police Office Inspector Manoj Yadav said that armed man was killed in gunfight near Gadahiya area. He claimed police fired in retaliation after 3 motorcycle-borne assailants attacked the police.
Inspector Yadav said that 2 other assailants fled to India on motorcycle after the incident happened. Police seized a submachine gun & it’s bullets from site & few minutes distence from the incident. The unidentified injured man died on way to hospital.
Yadad said that the group fired 12 bullets while police fired 21 bullets during the gunfight.
Local people gathered at the site & encircled the police’s vehicle for an hour. They claimed that the man was not killed in gunfight.
“There was no exchange of gun fire. Police might have arrested him from elsewhere & shot him dead near a school,” said local resident Uma Shankar Yadav with the local journalist. Police returned from the site after Mayor Dhirendra Singh arrived &  urged the villagers not to encircle the security personnel. Watch full report coverage right here: