Thursday, July 27, 2006

Pakistan nationals released on bail

The Kathmandu District Court on Thursday released two Pakistani nationals who were arrested on charges of possessing explosives on Rs. 50,000 bail.

Nepal Police had arrested Gulam Hussein Chima of Lahore and Atta Muhaddin Siddhiqui of Karachi from Everest Hotel in Naya Baneshwor earlier this month in connection with possessing RDX back in 2001.

Nepal Police had seized 16 Kilograms of RDX from their room in Kathmandu on April 11, five years ago.

Siddhiqui and Hussein had arrived in Kathmandu from Pakistan on July 8, according to the police.

Two other Pak nationals were also arrested on the same day from a hotel in Jyatha but they were released later after preliminary investigation.

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