BIRJUNG – Police have arrested a teacher for possessing an automatic pistol.
Jeetendra Prasad Singh, a lecturer at the Thakurram Multiple Campus, was arrested with an illegal firearm from his house at Durgatol in Birgunj Sub-metropolitan City-11 last night.
Police raided Singh’s house and confiscated the pistol which was hidden in the safe box of the cupboard. One magazine used in the pistol, four rounds of live bullets and a bottle of anaesthetic ether were also confiscated during the raid.
Singh has been kept in the custody at the District Police Office Parsa for investigation. Preparations are being made to file a case against him on the charge of illegal possession of arms and ammunition.