Three fugitives held

HETAUDA: Makawanpur police arrested three fugitives on Saturday. Thakur Dong, 49, of Makawanpur, along with Ramlal Shrestha, 60, and Laxman Karki, 66, are the arrested fugitives.

They were sent to Makanpur’s Bhimfedi prison on Sunday, said DSP Shishu Sharma of District Police Office, Makawanpur. Makwanpur district court had slapped Dong with 26 years of imprisonment and Rs 300,000 in fine over a murder and robbery case about two years ago.

Similarly, Shrestha and Karki were handed down four years’ prison term each over a drug smuggling case about 10 years ago.

Acting on tip-offs, police had managed to nab the trio from their homes. Detailed investigation into the case is under ways, said police.