Kavre, June 25

Kavre police arrested two youths for reportedly stealing Bodhichitta fruits from Bira Bahadur Tamang’s yard in Nagbeli, Kavre.

The arrested are Krishna Bahadur Shrestha, 32, and Gopal Bahadur Shrestha, 33, of Sindhupalchowk.

Police filed a docoity case against the arrested at the district court yesterday.

The duo, along with 23 other people, thrashed three people who were hired to guard the plants, tied them to a tree and plucked the fruits on the night of June 18.

Inspector Bidur Kumar Karki said police had arrested them on the basis of complaint filed by the victims.