Man dies after homemade gun held by his fellow goes off suddenly

Published On: January 18, 2019 06:43 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 18: A person on Friday died after a home-made gun carried by his fellow suddenly went off in the course of hunting in Faktanglung Rural Municipality in the district.

The deceased has been identified as 37-year-old Devi Kumar Limbu of Faktanglung Rural Municipality-4.

According to DSP Sanjaya Singh, head of District Police Office, Taplejung, Limbu died after the gun being carried by 28-year-old Surendra Tamang of Ikhabu-4, went off suddenly while they were walking in Ikhabu jungle.

Police said they have started investigation into the case after taking Tamang and his home-made gun into custody.





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