Suspected mugger arrested from Koteshwor

KATHMANDU: Police on Wednesday reportedly arrested a man for mugging a pedestrian in Koteshwor, KMC-35.

The arrestee has been identified as Bikram Lama (29) of Timal-8 in Kavrepalanchok district, and the victim of the incident has been identified as Laxmi Dahal of Govindapur VDC-7 in Morang district.

Lama injured Dahal by pelting him with a stone from behind. Subsequently, he pushed him to the ground and snatched a bag from him before he fled the scene, according to police.

Acting on a report filed with police, a team of security personnel deployed from the Metropolitan Police Sector, Koteshwor, immediately, detained Lama from the street in front of Sallaghari Dohori Sanjh, Koteshwor.

Meanwhile, the investigation into the case is underway, said police.