January 3, 2020 07:30 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Police have arrested Sujan Shrestha alias Rate on the charge of his involvement in hooliganism and criminal offences for long.
Police confirmed his arrest by a squad from the Metropolitan Crime Control Division last night.
According to Division Chief Senior Superintendent of Police, Sahakul Bahadur Thapa, Shrestha was one of the members in the gang led by Dinesh Adhikari 'Chari' who was earlier killed in the police encounter.
This time, he was arrested in connection with the alleged involvement in a crime took place on April 1. He and his aide Ajay Gurung aka Rembo allegedly attacked Bishnu Kathayat, a local of Kathmandu metropolis-26 with an iron rod from the back. The attack took place in front of the local IOD Club. Gurung has been already landed into police net.
Acting on a complaint registered by Kathayat, Rate was taken under control and handed to the Metropolitan Police Circle Lainchaur for further investigation.