Parsa police arrest murder suspect

KATHMANDU: Parsa police have arrested an absconding murder suspect from Bijabaniya VDC-7 of Parsa district on Sunday.

Brij Kishor Giri aka Giri Baba of Simara in Mahagadhimai Municipality of Bara was arrested from Ajay Giri’s house, where he was hiding, according to DSP Chakra Raj Joshi of the District Police Office.

Giri has been accused of murdering two youth of Bara, who were found dead at a jungle, a week ago.

While trying to arrest Giri, police had fired six rounds of air bullets.

Meanwhile, Giri was shot in one of his legs and has been taken to a hospital in Chitwan, DSP Joshi added.

A joint team of the Central Investigation Bureau, the Area Police Office and the District Police Office have reached the site for further investigation.