Younus Ansari of the National Television channel was wounded in the shoulder on Thursday and is in stable condition.

Nepalese police say a television executive in custody on suspicion of dealing in fake Indian currency is being treated for a gunshot wound after he was attacked by a visitor.

Younus Ansari of the National Television channel was wounded in the shoulder on Thursday and is in stable condition.

Police official Arjun Shahi told reporters they are investing the security lapses at the heavily guarded Central Jail in Katmandu.

He said the attacker is an Indian national who smuggled a gun through security checks. He has been arrested.

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