DHARAN: A gang of persons holding sharp weapons stormed a police checkpoint in Dharan, Sunsari district, injuring five officers.
According to authorities, an armed gang arrived on six motorbikes and attacked a police position in front of Dharan Sub Metropolitan City-15 in Banjghara, injuring five officers, including an Assistant Sub Inspector.
According to DSP Gyanendra Basnet of Area Police Office, Dharan, the enraged group barged into the police station and beat police personnel indiscriminately at 7 p.m. Thursday after Prashanna Limbu, a local, went to the police post to lodge a complaint after receiving a threat.
While the police officers were attempting to save Limbu, a band of people attacked them.
Suman Dahal, an ASI, has suffered grave injuries. He is receiving care at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences.
Police have stated that they are looking into who threatened Limbu and why.