Absconding robbery convict held

KATHMANDU: Police on Monday arrested a robbery convict who had been absconding for more than six and half years.

Anil Nepali (24) from Bidur Municipality-7 of Nuwakot district was arrested by a team deployed from the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police.

He was caught from Bidur yesterday.

The Kathmandu District Court on May 19, 2010, had convicted him of robbing one Raju Maharjan on January 22, 2010, in Thamel of Kathmandu.

Meanwhile, police presented the robber at the District Court today to execute the sentence.

He has been sent to the Sundhara-based Central Jail to do his time.