Fugitive arrested after 13 years

TANAHUN: A man, who was on the run for the past 13 years and charged with attempted murder, has been arrested from Tanahun district on Friday.

Police arrested Shree Prasad Thapa Magar (47) from his house at Kahushivapur VDC in the district, according to DSP Surendra Bahadur Gurung OF the District Police Office, Tanahun.

Dahal had thrashed Dammar Singh Thapa of the same locality in May 2003.

Injured Thapa, who was rushed to hospital in Pokhara, later died during the course of treatment. Magar had been absconding since the incident.

A case of attempted murder was registered at the District Police Office, Tanahu against Magar in fiscal year 2002/03 following Thapa's death.