Six arrested for kidnapping Chinese national

NL Today

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Kathmandu: Police have arrested six persons on the charge of kidnapping a Chinese national from Lainchour in Kathmandu Wednesday night and taking him hostage.

Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu said that police rescued the Chinese national and arrested the Nepalis involved in the kidnapping.

Police said the kidnappers had demanded ransom money of Rs 10 million, adding that the accused also robbed three Chinese nationals of Rs 800,000 and 27 mobile sets.

Police said they are searching for other persons allegedly involved in the kidnapping.