Police, locals clash over smuggled fertilisersTwo security personnel sustain injuries as local pelt stones.
A clash ensued between locals and police personnel in Dhankaul Rural Municipality of Sarlahi district on Thursday after the latter tried to confiscate smuggled fertilisers.
Police lobbed three shells of teargas canisters to take the situation under control. The clash ensued after security personnel tried to seize the fertilisers stored in the house of Raju Sahani at Dhankaul-7.
Superintendent of Police Naresh Raj Subedi said police lobbed teargas shells after villagers started pelting stones at them.
Police seized 72 sacks of fertilisers while some villagers ran away with a few sacks.
Police Inspector Sumit Kushwaha and a senior constable have sustained minor injuries.
Police said Sahani is on the run and they have launched a manhunt to nab him.