Masked armed group loot property worth over Rs 1.4 m in Bhaktapur

A masked armed group comprising 10 people took under control a family at gunpoint, and looted property worth more than Rs 1.4 million at Bhaktapur Suryabinayak municipality-7 early Wednesday morning.

The group jumped the compound walls of the house of poultry entrepreneur Ram Bahadur Tamang at around 2:30 am, and barged into his house by smashing a glass window of the main entrance to the house, according to preliminary investigation of police.

The looters tied all 10 members of the family before decamping with 10 mobile phones, a motorcycle, around 18 tolas of gold jewelry, more than Rs 150,000 in cash, said the police.

Police have started investigation in to the case, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Krishna Prasain, adding that a search has been launched for the looters.



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