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Absconding murder convict Bal Krishna Dhungel arrested

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KATHMANDU :

The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police has arrested the absconding murder convict Bal Krishna Dhungel from Satdobato today.

The CPN Maoist Centre leader was convicted of the murder of Ujjan Kumar Shrestha, a resident of his home district, Okhaldhunga.

The apex court had issued an order in the name of the Nepal Police  Inspector General to arrest Dhungel after finding that he was walking free and making contemptuous statements against the judiciary.

Dhungel was sentenced life imprisonment with property seizure by the Supreme Court.

Published : October 31, 2017 , 12:36 pm