Five Indian policemen arrested in Nepal: Report

, 11:51 PM IST

Kathmandu: Five Indian police personnel, including an inspector, were arrested in Nepal on Sunday after they entered the country in the pretext of searching a criminal, a media report said.

The five were arrested by Nepal police from Sanagaun.

The plain-clothed policemen were carrying arms, according to the National News Agency of Nepal.

They were arrested while they were heading towards Achham in search of a person accused of murdering a doctor in Punjab, the report said.

An AK-47 rifle and its 25 round of ammunition, a pistol and its 12 rounds of ammunition were seized from them, it said.