Police in Bara arrested a man convicted in a theft case 24 years after his conviction.

Binod Giri of Kalaiya sub-metropolis was convicted by Bara District Court and handed down 18 days' prison term.

Police arrested him from his village, where he had been living after his escape.

According to DSP Gautam Mishra, Giri was arrested this afternoon.

Similarly, police arrested two other persons convicted in different cases under its campaign to implement the court's verdict.

Nathuni Miyan of Bishrampur Rural Municipality and Sandesh Thakur of Mahagadhimai Municipality were arrested. While Miyan was convicted for a citizenship-related fraud, Thakur was convicted in a public offence case.

Police produced them at the court and sent them to the prison to serve their sentence.

A version of this article appears in the print on March 26, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.