Kathmandu, May 21 -- Two different groups from India over the week tried to rescue two criminals arrested by Nepal Police in Rupandehi and Banke districts by crossing into the Nepali territory, resulting in violent scuffles.

On May 16, a team of Nepal Police from Province 5 arrested a 50-year-old Indian national identified as Jhinak Dhobi from the border area of Siddharthanagar Municipality of Rupandehi with a pistol and a magazine.

After Dhobi was arrested, a group of 15 to 20 people from across the border tried to rescue him. Three police officers were injured in the ensuing clash.

"Shots were fired during the clash and 22-year-old Dilip Dhobi, an Indian national, suffered gunshot wound. He died while undergoing treatment in India," ...