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FCAN President Gauchan shot dead in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU: The President of Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal Sharad Kumar Gauchan has been shot dead in Kathmandu on Monday.

Two motorcycle borne assailants had attacked Gauchan who was inside the vehicle at Kharibot in Shantinagar, KMC-32, this afternoon, according to police. It has been learned that Gauchan sustained bullet injuries in his stomach.

Gauchan was rushed to the nearby Civil Service Hospital in New Baneshwor where he breathed his last during treatment, according to police.

Police have intensified the manhunt and beefed up security in the valley. Meanwhile, the motive behind the shooting is yet to be established.

Published: October 09, 2017 4: 30 pm