Pokhara, April 11 : It has been confirmed that Manoj BK was shot at Mahatgaunda in Pokhara on January 7.
Earlier, the Kaski District Police Office said no shots had been fired, according to the then medical report. Finally, after repeated medical reports, it was proved that the bullet had been fired on him.
Raj Kishor Pandey, 45, of Bara Bariyapur and working as a metal worker in Pokhara has been made public by the Kaski Police on Sunday.
Pandey was arrested from Simpani from his working place, said SP Jeevan Kumar Shrestha of District Police Office, Kaski.
According to him, three rounds of 7.65 mm bullets, a purse and a mobile phone were recovered from Pandey. Immediately after the shooting, Manoj had reached the ward police office in Baidam on a motorcycle. He had a wound on his right abdomen.
He has been discharged from the hospital and is resting at home. SP Shrestha informed that the accused Pandey was being investigated.