14 October, Kathmandu. Three Nepalese nationals have been arrested for helping a group that shot and killed textile businessman Lal Mohammed in Gothar on October 3.
Those arrested include 21-year-old Manoram Miyan, 19-year-old Manoram Miyan and Sushmita Sangtan alias Sumi of Birganj Metropolitan City-16 in Parsa. Police said that among those arrested, Miandawaya had come from Birgunj to Kathmandu with the weapon used in the incident. In Kathmandu, they reached Birgunj a day before the incident, armed with a suitor.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Bharat Bahadur Bohra, District Police Complex, Kathmandu said that Sushmita had conducted recce of Mohammed among those arrested. According to him, further investigation is being done on the basis of the statements of the arrested people. He said that some other people were also involved in the incident.
The deceased Lal Mohammed was once involved in counterfeit Indian currency trading. He was also involved in the murder of counterfeit note dealer Baluram Patuwar in Anamnagar in 2063. It is feared that the Indian intelligence agency may be involved in the murder by adding to the background of Mohammad.
But SSP Bohra said, ‘It is not yet decided where the final point of the incident will reach, it will take time to reach the target.’