3 teens held for daylight robbery along Birgunj-Pathalaiya road

BIRGUNJ: The Parsa District Police Office on Monday paraded three teenage boys for their alleged involvement in stopping a car and robbing its occupants in the broad daylight along the Birgunj-Pathalaiya Corridor.

Police said as many as seven persons had robbed Narayan Sah and unnamed driver of Rs 32,000 cash and a mobile phone on Sunday.

The suspects arrested have been identified as Ram Kumar Patel (16), Jata Shankar Patel (16) and Rajbabu Patel (17) from Bahuari-3 of Bara.

Four other suspects are on the run and search is underway, according to police.

The car (Ko 1 Cha 4252) was heading to Birgunj Bazaar from Jagarnathpur of Parsa district, before the suspected robbers pelted stones at the car at an isolated location to stop the vehicle.

Then, the teens came aboard the car before fleeing, police said.