KATHMANDU, April 20: Deepak Manange aka Rajiv Gurung, who was arrested on Thursday evening, has been sent to jail today.
Absconding murder convict Manange has presented at the Kathmandu district court this morning and sent to Dillibazar jail as per the court's verdict, Metropolitan police office spokesperson Mohan Kumar Thapa informed.
Earlier in January, the Supreme Court (SC) had convicted Manange in an attempted murder case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. He has to stay in jail for three years. He had already face two years three months jail sentence on this case.
Manange was on the run since the Apex Court upheld then Patan Appellate Court’s verdict to jail him for five years in an attempted murder case.
The convict, Rajiv Gurung, had run for and won the Provincial elections from Manang as an independent candidate.