Three juvenile home escapees caught

Published On: February 23, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: MOHAMMAD HABIB

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 22: The District Police Office (DPO), Rupandehi, on Friday, arrested three out of the six inmates of the Bhairahawa based Juvenile Correction Home who broke out of the juvenile home at midnight on February 11.

The six escapees had broken the metal grillwork on the window of the juvenile correction home and passed through the spaces in the barbed wire on the compound boundary in order to break out of the juvenile correction center.

Of the six escapees, four were serving jail term for theft and two were serving jail term for rape cases. Siddhartha Jung Lama, 21, of Udayapur, Anish Thapa Magar, 17, of Syangja, and Rajesh Sunar, 18, of Rupandehi, were the escapees who were arrested on Friday. Lama was arrested from Chitwan, Thapa Magar was arrested from Pokhara and Sunar was arrested from Butwal.

Chief of DPO, Rupandehi, Superintendent of Police (SP) Hridaya Thapa said that police are currently searching for the remaining three escapees. He added that police investigation has found that two of the six people fled to India while four remained in Nepal.

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