Youth held for fleeing taxi without pay

KATHMANDU: Police on Sunday night arrested a youth after he allegedly tried to run away without paying a taxi he hired, from Lokanthali of Bhaktapur.

Tirtha Bahadur Bohora (21) from Rimi-2 of Dolpa, currently residing in Chabahil of Kathmandu, was arrested after the driver of cab (Ba 1 Ja 4597) reported to police that the former did not pay him the fare.

Meanwhile, police found Rs 218,000 cash hidden in a muffler from his possession.

Further investigation is underway.