Parsa, Oct 10: An Indian criminal, who had trespassed into Nepal and arrived Birgunj with the motive of committing a crime, was killed in a clash with police last night.
The slain criminal is Dilshad Ahamad of Jagmohara-5, Samastipur in the Indian state of Bihar, the District Police Office, Parsa disclosed in a press conference it held today.
Superintendent of Police at the Parsa Police Office, Raju Babu Shrestha, said Ahamad was killed in an encounter with police on the rough road at Shiromani locality of Bigunj Sub-Metropolitan City-15. Shrestha claimed Ahamad was carrying weapons and had come to Birgunj with the intention of committing a crime but got killed in encounter with police before he could commit the crime.
Shrestha said Ahamad was killed in retaliatory firing by security personnel on patrol as he attempted to open fire at them when they tried to stop him for interrogation. The incident took place as Ahamad was about to enter Birgunj town through the Shiromani tol on a motorcycle with Indian number plate.
Superintendent Shrestha claimed that it has come to light from police investigation that Ahamad was involved in more than 30 criminal incidents including the abduction of industrialist Suresh Kedia. He was wanted by Nepal Police for a long time in the past for his involvement in various crimes as abduction, looting, attempted murder and extortion through phone.
Police said they seized a country-made gun from Ahamad and four rounds of bullets, an Indian Aadhar Card that identified Ahamad and a mobile phone with Indian SIM card and some cash.
Ahamad’s body has been kept at the Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital for post-mortem. Although his family members have been informed about his death through the Indian Police, no family member has come in contact with Nepal Police claiming the body. RSS (Photo available)