2 arrested in Attariya just hours after Dhangadhi armed robbery

DHANGADHI: Police arrested two persons from Attariya just hours after they made off with Rs 900,000 in an armed robbery in Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City of Kailali district.

The duo, who had escaped in a motorcycle (Lu 40 Pa 4438), were chased by police and arrested in Attariya, according to Superintendent of Police Binod Ghimire, Chief of District Police Office, Kailali.

In the incident, Nirmal Karki, a staff with Global IME Bank, was shot and robbed at Old Customs Road while he was returning after withdrawing money from NCC Bank there.

The arrested duo are being brought to District Police Office in Kailali, informed SP Ghimire.

Meanwhile, Seti Hospital is preparing to refer Karki after preliminary treatment there.

Further investigation into the case is underway, said police.