Armed attacker lands in police net

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested a teenager, who was absconding after attacking a man with a sharp weapon, from Futung in the Capital.

The suspect has been identified as Dipesh Lama (17) of Deurali of Nuwakot and currently residing at Futung.

According to the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD), two unidentified persons riding on a maroon colour scooter (Ba 52 Pa 1821) attacked Sita Ram Pandey (42) of Madanpur-1, Nuwakot and presently living at Samakhusi, KMC-21 with the sharp weapon at Bhandari Tole in Gongabu at around 6:30 pm on Friday.

Police said that Pandey is receiving treatment at the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).

Police informed that they have also impounded the scooter used during the attack.

Lama is a student by profession.

Police said that they are investigating into the incident